How to install micro text editor using brew on macOS


Install micro using brew on Mac

micro is a terminal-based text editor, micro aims to be somewhat of a successor to the nano editor by being easy to install and use. It strives to be enjoyable as a full-time editor for people who prefer to work in a terminal, or those who regularly edit files over SSH.

GitHub Repo Page: https://github.com/zyedidia/micro

Install micro using homebrew

  1. Open Terminal App,
  2. Run the below command:
    % brew install micro
  3. On M1/M2 based Mac it will get installed under /opt/homebrew/Cellar/micro/2.0.11

Just like nano, to open a file, type micro filename

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