homebrew

Packaging system for Mac OS X 10.5 and above; heavy optimisations, no redundant packages and a bonus beer theme

5 years after

Homebrew

Features and usage are summarized on the homepage.

Quick Install to /usr/local

This script will prompt for confirmation before it does anything:

ruby -e "$(curl -fsS http://gist.github.com/raw/436471/install_homebrew.rb)"

Afterwards, install Xcode.

Umm… I thought I could install it anywhere?

Indeed, you can. Refer to our complete installation instructions.

Dude! Just give me a one-liner!

Okay then, but please note this installs Homebrew as root and we recommend against that.

curl -LsSf http://github.com/mxcl/homebrew/tarball/master | sudo tar xvz -C/usr/local --strip 1

More Documentation

The wiki is your friend.

Who Are You?

I'm Max Howell and I'm a splendid chap.

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