aptitude Alternatives

    aptitude is described as 'Terminal-based apt frontend' and is an app 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 (Free, Open Source), pacman (package manager) (Free, Open Source), npm (Free, Open Source) and Advanced Package Tool (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

    1. The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.
    2. A software manager for the Linux Mint operating system to easily install new applications.
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    3. 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 having to manually update each one using rpm.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      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.
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    6. ndm is a desktop GUI for npm that runs on Mac, Linux and Windows. With ndm you can manage npm, npm projects and npm packages with ease. See the official github for further informations https://github.com/720kb/ndm
    7. 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 for easy removal of packages.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux Mobile
      • Ubuntu
      Pacstall will attempt to become the AUR Ubuntu wishes it had. It takes the AUR and puts a spin on it, making it easier to install programs without scouring github repos and the likes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Souk is a flatpak-based app store, written with GTK4 and Rust. It's written from the ground up to be an app store that works both on desktop and on mobile devices like the PinePhone, PineTab, and Librem 5. - What is the goal/scope of Souk?
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