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README.md

Homebrew

Features, usage and installation instructions are summarised on the homepage.

What Packages Are Available?

  1. Type brew search for a list.
  2. Or visit braumeister.org to browse packages online.
  3. Or use brew search --desc to browse packages from the command line.

More Documentation

brew help, man brew or check our documentation.

Troubleshooting

First, please run brew update and brew doctor.

Second, read the Troubleshooting Checklist.

If you don't read these it will take us far longer to help you with your problem.

Security

Please report security issues to security@brew.sh.

This is our PGP key which is valid until June 17, 2016.

Who Are You?

Homebrew's current maintainers are Misty De Meo, Andrew Janke, Xu Cheng, Mike McQuaid, Baptiste Fontaine, Brett Koonce, Martin Afanasjew, Dominyk Tiller, Tim Smith and Alex Dunn.

Former maintainers with significant contributions include Jack Nagel, Adam Vandenberg and Homebrew's creator: Max Howell.

License

Code is under the BSD 2 Clause (NetBSD) license. Documentation is under the Creative Commons Attribution license.

Donations

Homebrew is a non-profit project run entirely by unpaid volunteers. We need your funds to pay for software, hardware and hosting around continuous integration and future improvements to the project. Every donation will be spent on making Homebrew better for our users.

Homebrew is a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy which provides us with an ability to receive tax-deductible, Homebrew earmarked donations (and many other services). Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in New York, and donations made to it are fully tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

  • Donate with PayPal
  • Donate by USA $ check from a USA bank:
    • Make check payable to "Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc." and place "Directed donation: Homebrew" in the memo field. Checks should then be mailed to:
      • Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.
        137 Montague ST STE 380
        BROOKLYN, NY 11201 USA
  • Donate by wire transfer: contact accounting@sfconservancy.org for wire transfer details.
  • Donate with Flattr or PayPal Giving Fund: coming soon.

Sponsors

Our CI infrastructure was paid for by our Kickstarter supporters.

Our CI infrastructure is hosted by The Positive Internet Company.

Our bottles (binary packages) are hosted by Bintray.

Downloads by Bintray

Homebrew is a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy

Software Freedom Conservancy

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