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`homebrew` is a package manager for Mac OS X, in the spirit of Linux's `apt` or `yum`.

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Recent brew upgrade breaking vim

This question is closely related to this question where I got a very similar error message when launching vim after doing a brew upgrade: dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/python/Frameworks/...
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Installing earlier versions of software with Homebrew

I am running Mac OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) and would like to avoid upgrading. When using homebrew to install macvim, I got the following error. Error: Your Xcode (7.3.1) is outdated. Please update to ...
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How should I install homebrew into /usr/local subdirectory manually?

Manual installation directions in docs.brew.sh are very brief and unsatisfactory, resulting in some errors if I try it in a subdirectory of /usr/local without using sudo. Directions in this question ...
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How do I know if `brew install caskroom/cask/brew-cask` messes up `/usr/local` directory's permission?

I'm trying to install wkhtmltopdf on my Mac using homebrew, but brew install wkhtmlpdf doesn't work. Then I see this answer, it says: You can install wkhtmltopdf with homebrew-cask brew install ...
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brew install mysql@5.7 can't connect to local MySQL server through socket

I needed MySQL 5.7 installed on Mac OS High Sierra so I ran brew install mysql@5.7. When I do brew services list I see mysql@5.7 started admin /Users/admin/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.mysql@5....
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I accidentally delete /usr/local/var, what should I do?

I ran this accidentally because I want to remove sql completely: sudo rm -rf /usr/local/var What should I do now? I know the var folder contained homebrew, mysql and run folder before. I don't ...
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Cannot start mysql: InnoDB: Upgrade after a crash is not supported

I am trying to run MySQL from a Homebrew installation, but it keeps failing when trying mysql.server start. My /usr/local/var/mysql/<name>.local.err reads as so, and keeps sending this error ...
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How to install two versions of MySQL on MacOS (High Sierra)?

I need two separate development environments in MacOS 10.13 to accommodate clients running different versions of MySQL on their servers (5.5 and 5.7.22). I've installed MySQL 5.7.22 from a package, ...
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Assistance with Mac homebrew 'hg' command

I recently installed homebrew on my Mac while following a guide someone made to run certain things natively that couldn't be before. I also installed and updated 'pip'. I am having problems with a ...
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how to set environment variables CAIROMM_CFLAGS and CAIROMM_LIBS

While I remain ignorant how precisely Mac OS suddenly figured to find the dependencies (that was brew-installed) required to install graph-tool using conda install command... I further remain ...
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Unable to plot using igraph, with cairo and py3cairo

So I removed Xcode some time back, finding it more complicated than the intuitive GUI of PyCharm and Eclipse. In my effort to use igraph library for Python 3 however, it requires cairo for plots. ...
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With OSX using homebrew, how can I find & replace pre-homebrew binaries with their brew versions?

I've only recently started using homebrew. Over the years, I've installed lots of things via macports, from source, from .dmg distributions, etc. How can I find everything that's already installed ...
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How to uninstall php70 or suppress homebrew error messages

Every time I open terminal on my mac, I get the following message from homebrew: Error: No available formula with the name "homebrew/php/php70" Please tap it and then try again: brew tap homebrew/php ...
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osx homebrew permission issues

I am having a lot of permission issue on my OSX 10.13.4 machine. Homebrew seems to be unable to correctly finish the package installation correctly. Here is the following exemple for npm but I have ...
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OSX Change default program to brew installed binary

I'm very disappointed that Apple was still not capable to fix Preview app and my PDFs are all still blurry (comparison between Evince and Preview) on FullHD monitors. So I installed Evince from brew ...

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