The program is intended only for advanced Mac users who often work with the command line. Beginners can also install Homebrew, but it is unlikely that the program will bring them much benefit, since you first need to learn how to work with teams. If you know how to work with Terminal or are familiar with the command line of the Windows or Linux platform, Homebrew will definitely come in handy.

Homebrew – The Best Package Manager for Mac

Homebrew is a decent alternative to Fink and MacPorts. If you need a flexible and convenient package manager, try Homebrew, and I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

But in this article we are talking about how to uninstall Homebrew from the system completely and safely. Uninstallation may be required for various reasons, such as simply the absence of the need for a program, or damage to its directory, which will require Homebrew cleanup.

Read more: How to Uninstall Packages with Homebrew?

Despite all the wonderful features, most programs are not committed and give failures that manifest themselves in different ways and often reinstalling the program normalizes its work.

Uninstall Homebrew from Mac

Removing Homebrew is no more complicated than installing it; you just need to write the command presented in the Terminal below, this script is recommended by the creators of Homebrew’s FAQ. If you need to remove the program from your computer, this is done as follows:

  • Open Terminal, Copy-Paste this line and press Enter:
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"
  • Next you will see:
Are you sure you want to uninstall Homebrew? This will remove your installed packages! [y/N]
  • Type “y” and press Enter.


Homebrew allows you to install programs without opening either the browser or the App Store. Linux users, and everyone who prefers “Terminal”, will appreciate it.

If you yearned for the command line or moved to a new system and want to install everything at once – Homebrew will help.

It’s the best time to ask questions and give us your feedback in comments.


Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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