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Alias Homebrew Apps — Create shortcuts to Homebrew formula app bundles

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Set the formulae you want linked in the workflow’s configuration and run the Alias Keyword (default: brewalias). App bundles will be aliased into your Applications directory, allowing them to be indexed and invoked like other apps.


You can run the workflow from a Terminal via the External Trigger. The simplest way is to define an alias in your shell’s startup files:

alias brewalias='/usr/bin/osascript -e "tell application id \"com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred\" to run trigger \"build\" in workflow \"com.alfredapp.vitor.aliashomebrewapps\""'

Then executing brewalias in a Terminal will run the Workflow.

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Edited by vitor
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Hi Vitor, thank you for your awesome workflow! When using it, I encountered some problems and wonder if you could help a fix.


I compiled emacs from scratch using `homebrew install --HEAD emacs-mac`, and ran your shortcut. This is what I see.




I'm not sure why the prefix is `/System/Volums/Data/`?

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