homebrew

The missing package manager for OS X.

Homebrew

Features, usage and installation instructions are summarized on the homepage.

What Packages Are Available?

  1. You can browse the Formula directory on GitHub.
  2. Or type brew search for a list.
  3. Or visit braumeister.org to browse packages online.
  4. Or visit brew desc to browse and search packages from the command line.

More Documentation

brew help or man brew or check our wiki.

Troubleshooting

First, please run brew update and brew doctor.

Second, read the Troubleshooting Checklist.

If you don’t read these it will take us far longer to help you with your problem.

Who Are You?

Homebrew’s current maintainers are Misty De Meo, Adam Vandenberg, Jack Nagel, Mike McQuaid and Brett Koonce.

Homebrew was originally created by Max Howell.

License

Code is under the BSD 2 Clause (NetBSD) license.

Donations

We accept tips through Gittip.

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