How to install Homebrew package manager on Steam Deck
(See also installing Nix package manager: https://determinate.systems/posts/nix-on-the-steam-deck )
You can install Homebrew (a package manager for macOS and Linux) without disabling the read-only partition with
sudo steamos-readonly disable.
The package manager can be used alongside Flatpaks. Some software is only available on Flathub, and some software is only available on Homebrew.
- Switch to desktop mode (hold power button until a menu appears, then select "Switch to desktop mode")
- Click the logo at the bottom left, go to System, then go to Konsole
- Set a password (needed for sudo access):