07 April 2018 / by André Maré
This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install iTerm2 on macOS using Homebrew.
What is iTerm2?
iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm that works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 contains a number of features you will find extremely useful as a developer or power user of macOS.
The following is the single command required to install iTerm2 on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew cask install iterm2
What is Homebrew?
Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.
This sections provide a quick set of commands on how to install iTerm2 on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
Tips & Cheatsheet
The Brew Cheatsheet commands can be downloaded from the link below. The PDF document contains a list of the brew commands that are frequently used. This cheatsheet document is not intended as a complete documented list of all commands and for that you should rather visit the official brew documentation page.
One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try. ~ Sophocles