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This small script uses Homebrew to make your OS X machine more Linux-like by adding the GNU variants of many command line tools to your PATH. You will need Xcode's command line tools and homebrew installed. Also you'll need to quit and re-initialize your shell to see the changes.
#! /bin/sh
# Copyright (c) 2014, Tamas Nagy <tamas at tamasnagy dot com>
# All rights reserved.
#
# Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
# modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
#
# 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
# this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
#
# 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice,
# this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation
# and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
#
# THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS"
# AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
# IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
# ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE
# LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR
# CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF
# SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS
# INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
# CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE)
# ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
# POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
# Inspired by http://www.topbug.net/blog/2013/04/14/install-and-use-gnu-command-line-tools-in-mac-os-x/
if command -v brew >/dev/null 2>&1; then
echo "Brew installed! Let's go"
else
echo "Homebrew needs to be in your path. See http://brew.sh/"
exit 1;
fi
taps=`brew tap`
if [[ $taps =~ .*dupes.* ]]
then
echo "Dupes already tapped"
else
brew tap homebrew/dupes
fi
if [[ ! -s "$HOME/.bash_profile" && -s "$HOME/.zshrc" ]] ; then
profile_file="$HOME/.zshrc"
else
profile_file="$HOME/.bash_profile"
fi
if ! grep -q '/libexec/gnubin' "${profile_file}" ; then
echo "Editing ${profile_file} to have /libexec/gnubin in the path"
echo '# Prefer GNU tools over the default OS X ones'
echo 'export PATH="$(brew --prefix coreutils)/libexec/gnubin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH"' >> "${profile_file}"
fi
brew install coreutils
brew install binutils
brew install diffutils
brew install ed --default-names
brew install findutils --default-names
brew install gawk
brew install gnu-indent --default-names
brew install gnu-sed --default-names
brew install gnu-tar --default-names
brew install gnu-which --default-names
brew install gnutls --default-names
brew install grep --default-names
brew install gzip
brew install screen
brew install watch
brew install wdiff --with-gettext
brew install wget
brew install nano
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