How to install Rabbit with Homebrew on macOS

This document describes how to install Rabbit with Homebrew and RubyGems on macOS.


  • A macOS machine
  • Xcode with X11 (XQuartz is required)

Install Homebrew

Follow the instruction on <URL:>.

Install softwares Rabbit needs

$ brew install cairo
$ brew install pango
$ brew install gtk+3
$ brew install gobject-introspection
$ brew install poppler

Install Rabbit

Exec gem install.

$ gem install rabbit
$ gem install rabbiter # If you want to use Twitter related features

Set environment variable

Add the following to your ~/.bach_login or ~/.zshenv: