Remove all installed Homebrew packages

mac Dec 07, 2016

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  

To remove unused archives run.

brew cleanup  

To remove Cask packages

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

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