Installing Homebrew on macOS: A Beginner's Guide

Installing Homebrew on macOS: A Beginner's Guide

Installing and managing open-source software is simple with Homebrew, a package manager for macOS. The methods below will let you install Homebrew on your macOS device.

1. Launch the terminal application on your Mac. You can do this by choosing "Utilities," then "Terminal," from the "Applications" folder.

2. Enter the following command into your terminal to install Homebrew:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"

By doing this, the Homebrew installation script will be downloaded and launched. The script will walk you through the installation procedure and prompt you for your password so that Homebrew can be set up in the /usr/local/ directory.

3. To update the package database post installation, enter the following command:

brew update

This will guarantee that you have the most recent versions of all the packages made accessible by Homebrew.

4. Homebrew may now be used to install packages. For instance, you can issue the following command to install the git package:

brew install git

I hope this is useful. If you have any queries, please contact me.

 

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