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  • Homebrew icon

    Homebrew

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn't include with OS X.

    Open Source Mac

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  • pacman (package manager) icon

    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...

    Open Source Linux Arch Linux

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    Ubuntu Update Manager

    One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu...

    Open Source Linux

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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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    OneGet

    OneGet is a unified interface to package management systems and aims to make Software Discovery, Installation and Inventory (SDII) work via a common set of cmdlets (and...

    Open Source Windows

  • win-get

    win-get is an installer and software repository for Microsoft Windows, like apt-get in Linux.

    Open Source Windows

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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...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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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...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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Synaptic Comments

I use this a lot, because I am on Ubuntu. Even though there ...

Comment by Aaron
about Synaptic Jun 2011

I use this a lot, because I am on Ubuntu. Even though there is an Add/Remove program utility, this usually has more and I can find things easier in it. If something is not in the list of programs I just add or update my repository.

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