How-to Install HomeBrew on Mac El Capitan 10.11 OS X Easy Guide

Brew Install for Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install Homebrew on Mac 10.11 El Capitan OS X.

It is a Basic Task but Require a Minimal confidence with the Command Line and Often some Details are Granted as Known from Everybody…

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 10.11 El Capitan - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Applications >> Utilities >> Terminal
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install HomeBrew Mac El Capitan 10.11 - 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!