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How to Install Homebrew on macOS

This article will help you how to install homebrew on macOS.

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

1. To Install Homebrew on macOS, open a terminal and execute the command below.

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"

The installation process will prompt for the password. Just enter your password where required to complete the Homebrew installation. The process will take some time.

Once the installation completed, execute the below command to check version.

brew --version
Homebrew 3.5.2-2-gedea67f
Homebrew/homebrew-core (no Git repository)

You may also run the below command to ensure everything is configured correctly. below command will show the instructions for correcting any issues.

james@JamesEduard repos % brew doctor

Please note that these warnings are just used to help the Homebrew maintainers
with debugging if you file an issue. If everything you use Homebrew for is
working fine: please don't worry or file an issue; just ignore this. Thanks!

Warning: A newer Command Line Tools release is available.
Update them from Software Update in System Preferences or run:
  softwareupdate --all --install --force

If that doesn't show you any updates, run:
  sudo rm -rf /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools
  sudo xcode-select --install

Alternatively, manually download them from:
You should download the Command Line Tools for Xcode 13.4.

Warning: Homebrew/homebrew-core was not tapped properly! Run:
  rm -rf "/usr/local/Homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core"
  brew tap homebrew/core

Warning: Some taps are not on the default git origin branch and may not receive
updates. If this is a surprise to you, check out the default branch with:
  git -C $(brew --repo homebrew/core) checkout 

To upgrade Homebrew, execute the command below in terminal prompt.

cd "$(brew --repo)" git fetch && git reset --hard origin/master && brew update

To uninstall Homebrew, execute the command below in a terminal prompt.

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"

2. Install Visual Studio Code on macOS

First, fetch the latest version of homebrew and formula. Then tap the Caskroom/Cask repository from Github. After that search for the visual-studio-code package.

brew update
brew tap homebrew/cask
brew search visual-studio-code --cask


==> Casks

Then install Visual Studio Code by running the following command.

brew install visual-studio-code

Wait for the installation complete

3. After completing the installation of Visual Studio Code, launch it on your macOS system. After that, you can add the required extensions for your application.

3. Installation done , you may now start your code development with vscode.

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