How-to Install HomeBrew on Mac Sierra 10.12 Easy Guide

Brew Install for Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install Homebrew on Mac 10.12 Sierra OS X.

And to Install Brew on Mac 10.12 is a Basic Task that Require only a Minimal practice with the Command Line.

Finally, the HomeBrew Tool is Very Useful if you Want to Easily Extend the Mac Software Library fishing on the *NIX Aquarium the Good Stuff! 😉

How-to Install HomeBrew on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Applications >> Utilities >> Terminal
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install HomeBrew on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra - Open Terminal

  2. Change to HOME Directory

  3. Then to Install Homebrew

    mkdir homebrew && curl -L | tar xz --strip 1 -C homebrew

    If Not XCode Installed then Install Mac Command line Tools:

    Mac Command-Line-Tools
  4. SetUp the PATH for Easy Installing and Using Homebrew and New Stuff

    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append this is Line:

    export PATH=~/homebrew/bin:$PATH

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor
    Load the New PATH Variable:

  5. Test Homebrew Installation

    which brew
  6. And to Update Homebrew

    brew update
  7. Fixing Permissions

    sudo chown -R $(whoami) /Users/admin/Library/Logs/Homebrew
    sudo chown -R $(whoami) /Users/admin/Library/Caches/Homebrew
  8. Searching for HomeBrew Packages

    cd ~/homebrew
    brew search [packageName]

    Find the List of Available and Installable Packages for HomeBrew:

    HomeBrew Packages List
  9. Finally, to Install Brew Packages

    brew install [packageName]

    All the New Package Installed by Homebrew will be Available because they are Installed Into the Same Location as the brew one!