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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      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 popular Windows programs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • OpenPGP
      Launchpad-Getkeys is a script (comes packaged in a .deb) that automatically imports all missing GPG keys, even if you're behind a firewall.


    1. 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.
    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      toast is a simple, self-contained tool for downloading, building, installing, cleanly uninstalling, and managing software packages. Unprivileged users can use it to install software in their home directories.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Xcode
      Alcatraz is an open-source package manager for Xcode. It lets you discover and install plugins, templates and color schemes without the need for manually cloning or copying files. It installs itself as a part of Xcode and it feels like home.

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