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Use brew on Apple M1 Pro

Apple M1 chip Pro

brew is a popular package manager for macOS that can be used to install many softwares. Its behavior on the MacBook Pro with the new M1 chip is however different from before. A simple brew install some-software no longer works.


The trick is to add arch -x86_64 in front of the brew command, like this,

arch -x86_64 brew install some-software

That will fix the issue.


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