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    Chocolatey Alternatives

    Chocolatey is described as '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' and is a very popular Package Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Chocolatey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is scoop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chocolatey are Ninite (Freemium), Homebrew (Free, Open Source), SUMo (Freemium) and Synaptic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 1, 2022
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    • 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...
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    1. This program installs a collection of some of the best Ubuntu software and can be considered to be one of the top things to do after installing Ubuntu.
    2. 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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    3. Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.
    4. The Debgen is a tool that allows the user to create /apt/sources.list file by adding some extra repositories beyond the standards.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      What is Fink? Fink is a project that wants to bring the full world of Unix Open Source software to Darwin and Mac OS X. As a result, we have two main goals. First, to modify existing Open Source software so that it will compile and run on Mac OS X. (This process is called port
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    5. Soft2base is a Windows Applications Manager.
    6. Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention).

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      Firefox and Chrome, among other tools, issue warning for site/downloads.

    7. The tool allows to easily install multiple programs at once. It creates a setup package that contains multiple application installers. Simply run the package. Programs will be installed automatically in background mode (silently).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Free Download Windows & MacOS software, Android Apps & Games, E-Learning Videos & E-Books, PC Games, Scripts and much more.
    8. App Grid is a new lightweight Snap Store alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings.
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