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Manual Global Installation

For OS X and Linux:

  1. Bring up Terminal, Bash, or your normal shell.

  2. Type the following into Terminal/Bash:

    # Download latest stable release using the code below or browse to github.com/drush-ops/drush/releases.
    php -r "readfile('http://files.drush.org/drush.phar');" > drush
    # Or use our upcoming release: php -r "readfile('http://files.drush.org/drush-unstable.phar');" > drush
    # Test your install.
    php drush core-status
    # Make `drush` executable as a command from anywhere. Destination can be anywhere on $PATH.
    chmod +x drush
    sudo mv drush /usr/local/bin
    # Optional. Enrich the bash startup file with completion and aliases.
    drush init

For Windows:

  1. Download Drush from GitHub.
  2. Extract the compressed file in your desired drive, for eg.
  3. Install Drush, define the extracted folder path in the environment path variable which should also include the Apache, PHP and MySQL.
  4. Verify that Drush works:
    drush status

Composer Global Installation

  1. Install Composer globally.
  2. Add Composer's bin directory to the system path by placing export PATH="$HOME/.composer/vendor/bin:$PATH" into your ~/.bash_profile (OS X) or ~/.bashrc (Linux).
  3. Install Drush:
    composer global require drush/drush
  4. Verify that Drush works:
    drush status

More details from Drush Docs