Chocolatey Alternatives for Linux

    Chocolatey is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Homebrew, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Chocolatey and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Chocolatey are Synaptic (Free, Open Source), pacman (package manager) (Free, Open Source), Advanced Package Tool (Free, Open Source) and GNOME Software (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Windows Packager (wpkg) was created as a clone of dpkg that would run under the Microsoft Windows operating system. wpkg is used to build, install, remove, and provide information about .deb packages.
    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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