homebrew-emacs-head VS HomeBrew

Compare homebrew-emacs-head vs HomeBrew and see what are their differences.


GNU Emacs formula for the Homebrew package manager (by daviderestivo)


🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux) (by Homebrew)
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homebrew-emacs-head HomeBrew
1 698
280 32,575
- 1.1%
6.3 10.0
4 days ago 7 days ago
Ruby Ruby
GNU General Public License v3.0 only BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of homebrew-emacs-head. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-03.


Posts with mentions or reviews of HomeBrew. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing homebrew-emacs-head and HomeBrew you can also consider the following projects:

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code

spack - A flexible package manager that supports multiple versions, configurations, platforms, and compilers.

osxfuse - FUSE extends macOS by adding support for user space file systems

asdf - Extendable version manager with support for Ruby, Node.js, Elixir, Erlang & more

Chocolatey - Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows

chromebrew - Package manager for Chrome OS [Moved to: https://github.com/chromebrew/chromebrew]

Docker-OSX - Run macOS VM in a Docker! Run near native OSX-KVM in Docker! X11 Forwarding! CI/CD for OS X Security Research! Docker mac Containers.

nvm - Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

ohmyzsh - 🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 2,000+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.

AlDente - macOS tool to limit maximum charging percentage

pdf-tools - Emacs support library for PDF files.

fish-shell - The user-friendly command line shell.