An independent package manager for compiled binaries.
- Easily distribute binaries across teams and private repositories.
- Get the latest releases ahead of other package managers.
- Rapidly browse, install, and experiment with different projects.
- Install binaries from GitHub releases or directly from URLs
- No need for
Stewfilewith optional pinned versioning.
Stew supports Linux, macOS, and Windows:
curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/marwanhawari/stew/main/install.sh | sh
# Install from GitHub releases stew install junegunn/fzf # Install the latest release stew install junegunn/[email protected] # Install a specific, tagged version stew install junefunn/fzf sharkdp/fd # Install multiple binaries in a single command # Install directly from a URL stew install https://github.com/cli/cli/releases/download/v2.4.0/gh_2.4.0_macOS_amd64.tar.gz # Install from an Stewfile stew install Stewfile # Browse github releases and assets with a terminal UI stew browse sharkdp/hyperfine # Upgrade a binary to its latest version (only for binaries from GitHub releases) stew upgrade rg # Upgrade using the name of the binary directly stew upgrade --all # Upgrade all binaries # Uninstall a binary stew uninstall rg # Uninstall using the name of the binary directly stew uninstall --all # Uninstall all binaries # List installed binaries stew list # Print to console stew list > Stewfile # Create an Stewfile without pinned tags stew list --tags > Stewfile # Pin tags stew list --tags --assets > Stewfile # Pin tags and assets
stew automatically find any binaries for X repo?
The repo probably uses an unconventional naming scheme for their binaries. You can always manually select the release asset.
stew but the command is still not found.
stew install script attempts to add
PATH in your
.bashrc file. You will also need to start a new terminal session for the changes to take effect. Make sure that
~/.stew/bin is in your
PATH environment variable.
stew work with private GitHub repositories?
stew will automatically detect if you have a
GITHUB_TOKEN environment variable and allow you to access binaries from your private repositories.
How do I uninstall
rm -rf $HOME/.stew/ and optionally remove this line