Homebrew as non-admin
Some compliances love complications. And one such, is restricting homebrew commands to admin user. As the package manager is crucial for several softwares, it's imperative to find a way to install it for local user without calling IT administrator.
- To install homebrew in a directory called
mkdir -p ~/homebrew && curl -L https://github.com/Homebrew/brew/tarball/master | tar xz --strip 1 -C homebrew
~/homebrew/bin/brewis ready to use wherever
- Add it to path by adding it in bash profile or
export PATH=$PATH:/Users/<your_name>/homebrew/bin/and then all tools you install with brew, will be available as usual without sudo permissions.