Rudix is a collection of pre-built Unix software delivered as packages for OS X: “The hassle-free way to get Unix programs on OS X”.
Reasons to use Rudix:
There is two ways to have the Rudix Package manager installed. You can download the proper package and install it from packages > rudix or you can bootstrap by using the command line.
Just open the Terminal.app and type:
curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rudix-mac/rpm/2015.5/rudix.py sudo python rudix.py install rudix
or even compressed in one-line:
curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rudix-mac/rpm/2015.5/rudix.py | sudo python - install rudix
Now you are ready to use Rudix packages, type the command
rudix search to get a list of packages for
installation. For example, use
sudo rudix install
wget to install wget (GNU Wget). Learn more »
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, let us know.