Are you fed up with Homebrew or got some problems with the package manager? Want to know how to uninstall Homebrew? In this article, I’ll show you an easy and simple way to uninstall Homebrew on macOS and completely remove all Homebrew installed packages.

Homebrew is a free and open-source software program administration system that simplifies the process of installation of software on Apple’s operating system macOS as well as Linux. It creates executables and installs them into an expectable location for your PC to execute later. Furthermore, its name is proposed to recommend the impression of creating software on the Mac depending on your choice.

How to Uninstall Homebrew [Guide]

Uninstalling Homebrew is pretty easy, all you need to do is to run the uninstall script from the Homebrew install repository. Follow the steps below on how to uninstall Homebrew. Open any web browser and go to brew.sh

  1. Copy the script below Install button and edit the last word install to Uninstall at the end of the command.

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  • Now, paste the edited script to terminal and press Return.
  • Then, fill Y and press return.
  • Now, type the password of your device and press return.
  • You can see the Homebrew is successfully uninstalled from your device.

Final words: I hope the above article on how to uninstall Homebrew has helped you to completely uninstall Homebrew on Mac. This means, it will remove the whole package manager itself along with the different software packages that might have been installed.

FAQs

How do I remove homebrew?

Uninstalling Homebrew is pretty easy, all you need to do is to run uninstall script from the Homebrew install repository.

How do I uninstall homebrew from my Mac?

Open any web browser and go to brew.sh -> Copy the script below Install button and edit it to Uninstall -> paste the edited script to terminal and press return -> fill Y and press return -> type the password of your device.

Is Homebrew necessary for Mac?

Homebrew is a package manager for macOS as well as Linux. Its name is proposed to recommend the impression of creating software on the Mac depending on your choice.

What does homebrew do on Mac?

Homebrew is a free and open-source software program administration system that simplifies the process of installation of software on Apple’s operating system macOS as well as Linux.

How do I know if Homebrew is installed on my Mac?

If you get the message stating “Your system is ready to brew” then, you can understand that Homebrew has successfully installed in your device.

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