How To Install Brew on WSL
The easiest way to install Brew on WSL, in this case Ubuntu.
Brew on WSL
Installing and configuring Brew on WSL is not quite as easy as on, for example, MacOS. You need to configure some files and add paths yourself, this is how.
Start by installing Brew the normal way.
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Linuxbrew/install/master/install.sh)"
Now we need to configure our
~/.profile and add
linuxbrew to our path. Just run these 4 commands.
test -d ~/.linuxbrew && eval $(~/.linuxbrew/bin/brew shellenv) test -d /home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew && eval $(/home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/bin/brew shellenv) test -r ~/.bash_profile && echo "eval \$($(brew --prefix)/bin/brew shellenv)" >>~/.bash_profile echo "eval \$($(brew --prefix)/bin/brew shellenv)" >>~/.profile
You might be getting an error about
patchelf, this is the simple fix:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install build-essential
Use on another shell than Bash
Many people use other shells than Bash, for example
zsh. If you use that, remember to
source ~/.profile in your