How to Install Homebrew (BREW) on Mac OS X?

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Install Homebrew (BREW) on Mac OS X

How to Install Homebrew (BREW) on Mac OS XHomebrew is a package management software, and it is free/open source on Mac OS X. Homebrew is written in Ruby Language. It is by default installed at /usr/local path. Ok, no need ‘bla bla bla…

ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)”

Uses of Homebrew

Using Homebrew we can install/uninstall or update the following software on Mac OS X. Not only this things, it’s more…

  • Python
  • Wget
  • Eclipse
  • PyDev
  • Imagemagick
  • Postgresql
  • And so on…

How to use Homebrew for Install software?

It’s simple,

  1. brew install [software-keyword]

For Example, brew install postgresql

How to use Homebrew for Un-install software?

It’s Just,

  1. brew uninstall [software-keyword]

For Example, brew uninstall postgresql

How to use Homebrew for Upgrade software?

It’s Just,

  1. brew upgrade [software-keyword]

For Example, brew upgrade postgresql

Homebrew Cask which is an external command allowing installation of GUI applications, as well as “taps” dedicated to specific areas or programming languages like Homebrew PHP. For more

How to Install Homebrew (BREW) on Mac OS X?

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