How To Install Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Homebrew is a package management software to install various software on macOS, however, we can also use this open-source Brew on Windows WSL and Linux operating systems such as Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, CentOS, RedHat and more.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Homebrew on a Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.

Install Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Brew Dependencies.

Install the Homebrew dependencies if you have sudo access:

Step 3. Installing Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04.

Now we can start the installation using following command:

After the installation is complete it is now time to make the program available on the system. To do this, execute these commands:

Step 4. Testing Homebrew on Linux.

You can try to install a package with Brew. If you want to install a package, you just need to run the following command:

For example, you want to install a package python, just type the following command:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Homebrew. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Homebrew on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Homebrew website.

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