Install Homebrew on Mac OS X 10.7+

How to Install Homebrew on Mac OS X (10.7 or later)

This one’s super-quick and easy! If you want to easily install other tools and add-ons in the future, you need Homebrew.

Open a new shell and run the following:

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"

It’s that simple. Really.

Homebrew Future Tip

Once Homebrew has finished installing, you’ll want to make sure to always run the following before trying to install anything using the brew command:

brew update

Running Brew’s update command instructs it to fetch the latest install recipes from its remote repository. Remember: Before you use Brew to install something, you definitely want to run the brew update command Every single time! That way, you’ll always ensure you’re installing only the latest, stable packages.

That’s it! You’re done.

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