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Homebrew

Version 4.2.18

Manage the installation process of other open source software.

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Homebrew overview

Homebrew is a command line utility designed to streamline the installation of various libraries and utilities that you might need to run certain applications, but have not been included in your macOS installation by default.

The both application provides you with access to a large collection of packages which you can browse using the command line, or by making use of online resources such as the Braumeister website.

Effortless to install macOS package manager that runs in the Terminal

To deploy Homebrew on your Mac, you can manually download the source code archive and install wherever you like, or you can run the command provided by the development team in Terminal window (will place Homebrew in the /usr/local folder):

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

What’s new in version 4.2.18

Updated on Apr 16 2024

  • github_runner_matrix: support GitHub-hosted M1 macOS runners by @carlocab in #17042
  • cmd/help: add description and arguments. by @MikeMcQuaid in #17045
  • dev-cmd/bump-cask-pr: use FromContentLoader when relevant. by @MikeMcQuaid in #17043
  • Add more HOMEBREW_FORBIDDEN_* configuration by @MikeMcQuaid in #17037
  • Prefer numbered block params over proc conversion, cont'd by @dduugg in #17047
  • Allow --display-times with --cask by @toobuntu in #17052
  • cmd/log: various fixes. by @MikeMcQuaid in #17056
  • dev-cmd/generate-*-api: ensure title is a string by @Bo98 in #17063
  • docs: update examples of good commit summaries by @toobuntu in #17062
  • docs: improve, define Python library exception list by @iMichka in #16662
  • docs: clarify pull request review guidelines. by @MikeMcQuaid in #17057
  • package/scripts/postinstall: avoid writing to ~/.gitconfig by @ZhongRuoyu in #17068
  • keg: mkpath on main postgresql@X directories by @cho-m in #17071
  • dev-cmd/tests: fix when euid != uid. by @MikeMcQuaid in #17073
  • Publish 2024 AGM minutes summary by @colindean in #17072
  • Alphabetize EnvConfig::ENVS by @issyl0 in #17074
  • formula: add FETCHCONTENT_FULLY_DISCONNECTED to std_cmake_args by @alebcay in #17075
  • attestation: add initial attestation helpers, integrate into brew install by @woodruffw in #17049
  • cmd, cask: info prints whether installed by @willfaught in #17076
  • github_runner_matrix: increase timeout for self-hosted 12-x86_64 by @ZhongRuoyu in #17082

Information

License

Free

Size

96.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://brew.sh/

Downloads

10724

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 12 or later
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 26 2024
4.2.12
4.0
Mar 26 2024
4.0
Version: 4.2.12
v4.2.15...
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jan 8 2024
4.2.2
4.0
Jan 8 2024
4.0
Version: 4.2.2
v4.2.3 is out. Release notes are HERE: https://newreleases.io/project/github/Homebrew/brew/release/4.2.3
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 19 2023
4.1.25
4.0
Dec 19 2023
4.0
Version: 4.1.25
v4.2 is out, with much fanfare: "--> Major changes and deprecations since 4.1.0: • Homebrew now uses and requires Ruby 3.1. If you do not already have a version provided by your system: we provide Portable Ruby 3.1.4 that will be installed whenever needed on Linux x86_64 and macOS Apple Silicon and Intel. This marks the end of Homebrew using the macOS system Ruby. Pour one out for our old friend /usr/bin/ruby on macOS 🍻. • Formula installation and upgrades are less likely to require dependencies to be upgraded. This should reduce “brew upgrade foo upgraded everything on my system” problems. • Homebrew/homebrew-core and Homebrew/homebrew-cask now store formulae/casks in “sharded” subdirectories for improved git and GitHub performance. Homebrew can be configured with .env files. • Homebrew supports macOS Sonoma. • OS::Mac and MacOS usage in formulae on Linux is deprecated. Please guard all uses in formulae with if OS.mac? or if OS.linux? as appropriate. • brew audit --new-formula and --new-cask options are deprecated. Please use brew audit --new instead. • brew postgresql-upgrade-database is deprecated. It is not longer needed now that we use versioned postgresql formulae. Please use pg_upgrade directly instead. • Casks can be, like formulae, deprecated and disabled. Relatedly, the use of discontinued? in casks is deprecated. • Various other deprecations. - - Other changes since 4.1.0 I’d like to highlight are the following: • Homebrew detects Apple Silicon M3 processors. • The macOS .pkg installer is signed (by me!). • Casks support setting multiple download headers • brew list --full-names properly output Homebrew organisation names for casks. • Homebrew uses Sorbet for runtime error checking. • Homebrew is importing parts of ActiveSupport to speed up command execution time. • Homebrew supports the rc shell. • Various sharding fixes • Downloads from the Homebrew API better support if curl or system certificates are too old. • brew deps no longer passes options to formulae. • brew desc has improved handling of--eval-all with formulae. • brew install will upgrade already installed casks (to be consistent with formulae.) • brew pin‘d formulae don’t cause as many warnings or errors. • brew setup-ruby is a new command to just install Homebrew’s Ruby, if needed. • brew edit will suggest tapping core repositories if untapped. • The macOS .pkg installer is a documented installation method. • Formula support ENV.O3 again to allow passing -O3 compiler optimisations. • brew install sets PIP_CACHE_DIR to cache more Python files when building bottles or from source. • brew audit checks all relicensed HashiCorp formulae. • sshpass has (finally?) been removed from the new formula deny list. • Formula’s service blocks now support multiple sockets. • bootsnap is used more often, speeding up repeated brew invocations. • XDG_CACHE_HOME is used correctly again for logs and Homebrew’s cache on Linux."
kom
kom
Oct 10 2023
4.1.14
4.0
Oct 10 2023
4.0
Version: 4.1.14
Since version 4.1.2, .pkg installer is available. https://github.com/Homebrew/brew/releases
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Aug 11 2023
4.1.3
4.0
Aug 11 2023
4.0
Version: 4.1.3
v4.1.4 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 14 2023
4.0.21
4.0
Jun 14 2023
4.0
Version: 4.0.21
v4.0.22 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 17 2023
4.0.13
4.0
Apr 17 2023
4.0
Version: 4.0.13
v4.0.14 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 28 2023
4.0.10
4.0
Mar 28 2023
4.0
Version: 4.0.10
"brew update" at this time results not in v4.0.10, but v4.0.9. Trying to update further results in a series of 'access' errors. I'll be attempting "update" again later.
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Feb 20 2023
4.0.2
4.0
Feb 20 2023
4.0
Version: 4.0.2
this is behind. v.4.0.3 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 7 2022
3.4.11
4.0
Jun 7 2022
4.0
Version: 3.4.11
v3.5.1 is out.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Mar 28 2022
3.4.4
4.0
Mar 28 2022
4.0
Version: 3.4.4
brew --version
firewall00110
firewall00110
Feb 22 2022
3.3.16
0.0
Feb 22 2022
0.0
Version: 3.3.16
brew update
Aapple
Aapple
Nov 22 2021
3.3.5
0.0
Nov 22 2021
0.0
Version: 3.3.5
This says it is for 10.9.0 or later. However, when using brew now, it complains that it is not supported on 10.14. "We (and Apple) do not provide support for this old version. You will encounter build failures with some formulae. Please create pull requests instead of asking for help on Homebrew's GitHub, Twitter or any other official channels. You are responsible for resolving any issues you experience while you are running this old version."
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 11 2021
3.2.15
4.0
Oct 11 2021
4.0
Version: 3.2.15
3.2.16 is out. "brew update" in Terminal.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 24 2021
3.1.12
4.0
Jun 24 2021
4.0
Version: 3.1.12
v3.2.0 is out!
JonStuck
JonStuck
Dec 23 2020
2.7.0
3.0
Dec 23 2020
3.0
Version: 2.7.0
I tried to update my system and received this message. ==> Downloading and installing Homebrew... remote: Enumerating objects: 960, done. remote: Counting objects: 100% (960/960), done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (10/10), done. remote: Total 1499 (delta 953), reused 951 (delta 950), pack-reused 539 Receiving objects: 100% (1499/1499), 425.07 KiB | 28.34 MiB/s, done. Resolving deltas: 100% (1144/1144), completed with 234 local objects. From https://github.com/Homebrew/brew * [new branch] dependabot/bundler/Library/Homebrew/rubocop-1.6.1 -> origin/dependabot/bundler/Library/Homebrew/rubocop-1.6.1 * [new branch] dependabot/bundler/Library/Homebrew/sorbet-0.5.6173 -> origin/dependabot/bundler/Library/Homebrew/sorbet-0.5.6173 3e53d5ba7..7d46fb8f7 master -> origin/master * [new tag] 2.7.0 -> 2.7.0 HEAD is now at 7d46fb8f7 Merge pull request #10106 from samford/strategy-handle-redirections-open-uri Error: homebrew-core is a shallow clone. homebrew-cask is a shallow clone. To `brew update`, first run: git -C /usr/local/Homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core fetch --unshallow git -C /usr/local/Homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-cask fetch --unshallow This restriction has been made on GitHub's request because updating shallow clones is an extremely expensive operation due to the tree layout and traffic of Homebrew/homebrew-core and Homebrew/homebrew-cask. We don't do this for you automatically to avoid repeatedly performing an expensive unshallow operation in CI systems (which should instead be fixed to not use shallow clones). Sorry for the inconvenience! Failed during: /usr/local/bin/brew update --force
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 31 2020
2.3.0
4.0
May 31 2020
4.0
Version: 2.3.0
The easiest way to install Homebrew is via the Terminal while logged into your Admin account: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Mar 26 2020
2.2.11
5.0
Mar 26 2020
5.0
Version: 2.2.11
The macOS command line and shell script ecosystem would be a barren wasteland without Homebrew. Which is better? Homebrew or MacPorts? Both have their pros & cons, so I use them both, but I prefer Homebrew and use MacPorts only for the stuff that isn't available via Homebrew. Must-have for anyone who ventures beneath the GUI.
carb
carb
Apr 16 2024
4.2.18
5.0
Apr 16 2024
5.0
Version: 4.2.18
ozkb
ozkb
Mar 28 2024
4.2.15
5.0
Mar 28 2024
5.0
Version: 4.2.15
lodean
lodean
Mar 17 2024
4.2.12
5.0
Mar 17 2024
5.0
Version: 4.2.12
kom
kom
Oct 10 2023
4.1.14
4.0
Oct 10 2023
4.0
Version: 4.1.14
sansan341
sansan341
Sep 18 2023
4.1.11
5.0
Sep 18 2023
5.0
Version: 4.1.11
firewall00110-1
firewall00110-1
Feb 20 2023
4.0.2
4.0
Feb 20 2023
4.0
Version: 4.0.2
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Oct 21 2022
3.6.6
4.0
Oct 21 2022
4.0
Version: 3.6.6
RobertAudi
RobertAudi
Sep 29 2022
3.6.3
3.0
Sep 29 2022
3.0
Version: 3.6.3
xouzouras
xouzouras
Jul 23 2022
3.5.6
4.0
Jul 23 2022
4.0
Version: 3.5.6
RYU224
RYU224
Mar 17 2022
3.4.2
4.0
Mar 17 2022
4.0
Version: 3.4.2
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 13 2021
3.2.2
4.0
Jul 13 2021
4.0
Version: 3.2.2
gabrielsolorzano9003
gabrielsolorzano9003
Mar 19 2021
3.0.2
1.0
Mar 19 2021
1.0
Version: 3.0.2
JonStuck
JonStuck
Dec 23 2020
3.0
Dec 23 2020
3.0
Version: null
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Mar 26 2020
5.0
Mar 26 2020
5.0
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Jan 11 2030
3.0.5
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 3.0.5
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