macOS by default does not have
Bash autocomplete feature at the terminal by default as
Linux distributions like
Ubuntu does. To enable it, you will have to install and enable
bash-completion program for
macOS which is available via
Follow these steps at the
Terminal to have autocomplete feature in
Bash for your
Homebrewby running the following commands.
$ /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
$ brew install bash-completion
bash-completionfor current session.
$ . /usr/local/etc/bash_completion
bash-completionwhen launching a new shell session by adding the following lines to
[ -f /usr/local/etc/bash_completion ] && . /usr/local/etc/bash_completion