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  • Synaptic icon

    Synaptic

    Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+. * Install, remove, upgrade and downgrade single and multiple...

    Open Source Linux Debian Xfce

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    npm

    npm is a package manager for Node.js that is run through the command line and manages dependencies for an application. It is the predominant package manager for Node.js.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Bower

    Bower is a package manager for the web. Bower lets you easily install assets such as images, CSS and JavaScript, and manages dependencies for you.

    Open Source Self-Hosted Git Node.JS npm

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    pacman (package manager)

    The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux . It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system. The goal of pacman is to make it possible to easily manage packages...

    Open Source Linux Arch Linux

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    Homebrew Cask

    Homebrew-cask provides a friendly homebrew-style CLI workflow for the administration of Mac applications distributed as binaries. It's implemented as a homebrew external command called cask.

    Open Source Mac Homebrew

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    Advanced Package Tool

    Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian. The user interface application for Apt is aptitude.

    Open Source Linux

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    RubyGems

    RubyGems.org is the Ruby community's gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and install them. Use the API to interact and find out more information about available gems.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    ndm

    npm desktop manager - Cross-platform npm desktop GUI for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Nix Package Manager

    Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    Zypper

    Zypper is a command line package manager for openSUSE which makes use of libzypp. Zypper provides functions like repository access, dependency solving, package installation, etc.

    Open Source Linux openSUSE

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    RPM Package Manager

    The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages. Each software package consists of an archive...

    Open Source Linux

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    debfoster

    Debian uses the main programs apt and dpkg to manage packages. These programs do not make a distinction between packages that got installed because some other program happened to need it and packages you really asked for. Debfoster...

    Open Source Linux

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    deborphan

    deborphan finds packages installed on your Debian/GNU system that have no other packages depending on them. Its primary goal (and default action) is to trace unused libraries. A dialog frontend, orphaner, is included in the package...

    Open Source Linux

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    YUM Package Manager

    Yum is an automatic updater and package installer/remover for rpm systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things should occur to install packages. It makes it easier to maintain groups of machines without...

    Open Source Linux

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    Xara-GTK

    Ara is a utility for searching the Debian package database. It works in batch mode, in interactive command-line mode (with a built-in line editor) or with a graphical interface, Xara.

    Open Source Linux

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    launchpad-getkeys

    Launchpad-Getkeys is a script (comes packaged in a .deb) that automatically imports all missing GPG keys, even if you're behind a firewall. It was initially created by blackgr @ ubuntuforums but then [webupd8] decided to...

    Open Source Linux

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    NeoSetup Updater

    NeoSetup is a brand new concept of application installer and updater for Windows. It detects updates quickly and installs them at a click of a button. It will perform automated application installations from a collection of the most...

    Freemium Windows

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    Galternatives

    galternatives is graphical setup tool for the alternatives system.A GUI to help the system administrator to choose what program should provide a given service.

    Open Source Linux

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