Keeping your Mac clean can be a difficult task if you use Homebrew to install packages for development and testing purpose and without correctly installing the right packages, it may bloat your system, taking up unwanted storage space.

This one command will uninstall all the packages install through Homebrew.

brew remove --force $(brew list) --ignore-dependencies  

You can also run.

brew list -1 | xargs brew rm

To remove unused archives run.

brew cleanup 

To remove Cask packages

brew cask remove --force $(brew cask list)

If you have any question, leave a comment.

Darryl Dias

I’m Darryl. I’m a 3D Generalist, Web Developer and Linux enthusiast. On this site I share my insights, tips and tricks, tutorials, methods and best practices.

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