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aptitude Alternatives

aptitude is described as 'Terminal-based apt frontend' and is a Package Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to aptitude for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Linux Mobile. The best alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like aptitude are Synaptic, pacman (package manager), npm and Snapcraft.

aptitude alternatives are mainly Package Managers but may also be Software Installers or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of aptitude.
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Terminal-based apt frontend.

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  1. Chocolatey icon

    Chocolatey

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceChocolatey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Chocolatey is a package manager made for the Windows operating system. Therefore, it cannot replace Aptitude.

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  2. Synaptic icon

    Synaptic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce

    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+.

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  3. pacman (package manager) icon

    pacman (package manager)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux

    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.

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    npm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    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.

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    Snapcraft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Snaps are software packages that are simple to create and install. They auto-update and are safe to run. And because they bundle their dependencies, they work on all major Linux systems without modification.

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  6. GNOME Software icon

    GNOME Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Linux Mobile
    • Advanced Package Tool

    Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions.

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    Advanced Package Tool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceAdvanced Package Tool either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Updating Packages (apt-get upgrade)
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    Nix Package Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Nix is a powerful package manager for macOS, Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible.

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    Homebrew Cask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Homebrew

    Homebrew-cask provides a friendly homebrew-style CLI workflow for the administration of Mac applications distributed as binaries.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHomebrew Cask either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Bower

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Git
    • Node.JS
    • npm

    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.

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