“The hassle-free way to get Unix programs on Mac OS X.”
Rudix is a collection of pre-built Unix software delivered as packages for Mac OS X.
Ready to use, don't need to compile anything. Made for OSX Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. Included dependencies when applicable. A wide selection of packages. Developer friendly. Learn more »
Bootstrapping Rudix with help of command line is easy, just open the Terminal.app utility and type:
curl -O https://raw.github.com/rudix-mac/package-manager/master/rudix.py sudo python rudix.py install rudix
or compressed in one-line:
curl -s https://raw.github.com/rudix-mac/package-manager/master/rudix.py | sudo python - install rudix
Now you are ready to use Rudix packages, type the command
rudix available to get a list of packages for installation. For example, use
sudo rudix install wget to install wget (GNU Wget). Learn more »
Rudix has a few number of people working on it and most of the time it's only me, Rudá Moura. We like to say that Rudix is handcrafted work, much like the artisans do. You can help to contribute by donating an amount – no donation is too small – via Paypal. All donations are confidential and remain anonymous unless you say otherwise.
If you would like to see your name or your company acknowledged here as a donor or sponsor, please let us know.