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Package manager for macOS. More information:

  • Search for available formulae and casks:

brew search {{text}}

  • Install the latest stable version of a formula (use --devel for development versions):

brew install {{formula}}

  • List all installed formulae:

brew list

  • List installed formulae that are not dependencies of another installed formula:

brew leaves

  • Upgrade an installed formula (if no formula name is given, all installed formulae are upgraded):

brew upgrade {{formula}}

  • Fetch the newest version of Homebrew and of all formulae from GitHub:

brew update

  • Display information about a formula (version, installation path, dependencies, etc.):

brew info {{formula}}

  • Check the local Homebrew installation for potential problems:

brew doctor