apt-get, yum install on Mac OS X : HomeBrew

This is a short blog entry on how you can invoke the the same semantic functionality you used to have in ubuntu, cent os...etc. There's a exciting project called "Homebrew" that will provide the "missing package manager for Mac OS X".

homebrew logo


You can download homebrew from this link.

Once successfully downloaded and installed; you can issue "brew install <package>" to install any package. For instance...

brew install wget

And, this is how it appears...
screen capture of installing "wget" using homebrew

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Rasika Perera

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