How to fix the Brew command not found error
In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to fix the “zsh: command not found: brew” error with the help of examples.
When we install a brew package manager using the following command:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
And trying to use a “brew” package manager sometimes we will see the following issue in our terminal.
zsh: command not found: brew
The “zsh: command not found: brew” issue occurs due to the brew command is not able to found the installation path.
To fix this issue follow the below steps:
- First, open the terminal in your mac and paste the below command, run it.
echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.bash_profile
It replace the current directory of homebrew to /usr/local/bin.
If your using zsh, use the below command to setup the path:
echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"' >> $HOME/.zshrc
- Now, you can verify the brew manager is available or not by using the
If it outputs the version number like this, then you are successfully installed.
You can now install the packages like git from the brew manager like this.
brew install git