Install: Mac OSX

Note: The standalone installer for Mac OS is deprecated. It may return in the future.

This page shows you how to install Terraspace on Mac OSX.

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You can install Terraspace via homebrew.


brew tap boltops-tools/software
brew install terraspace


cd terraspace-project
vim Gemfile # edit the terraspace version if it's pinned
bundle update terraspace


brew uninstall terraspace


rm -rf /opt/terraspace
grep -l /opt/terraspace /usr/local/bin/* | xargs rm -f

Generated Wrappers

By default, the standalone installer creates wrapper scripts in /usr/local/bin. Here are some of them:


Most users have /usr/local/bin configured in their PATH. So these wrappers work immediately. If you wish not to have these wrappers generated for you, set export TS_WRAPPERS=0 before running the installer.

Important: If you have ruby wrappers in /usr/local/bin already, the installer will overwrite them.

Why Upgrade with bundle?

You should use bundle to upgrade terraspace because it’ll ensure that all of your project gem dependencies are installed, not just terraspace. The standalone installs an embedded version of ruby, bundle, and terraspace in /opt/terraspace/embedded. It’ll work on the first install on a clean machine, but is will likely not work when upgrading because the embedded install has a different set of gem dependencies than your project’s Gemfile.lock.


You can also download the dmg and install with the Mac OSX GUI installer.

Download link: Terraspace DMG

You can check terraspace-latest.dmg.metadata.json to verify the package checksum. Here’s the checksum command.

shasum -a 256 terraspace-latest.dmg

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