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    Eddy Alternatives

    Eddy is described as 'Debian package installer for elementary OS' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Eddy for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, KDE, Snapcraft and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is Synaptic, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Eddy are Snap Store (Free), Discover (Free, Open Source), Update Manager (Free, Open Source) and Ubuntu Update Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • elementary OS
    Debian package installer for elementary OS.
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    1. 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+.
    2. The Snap Store gives you instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications. And now you can buy apps from some of the leading providers too. All our software is easy to find and install so you can have a customised desktop that suits you in no time.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      • KDE Plasma Workspaces
      Discover is your new one stop shop for all things app- and addon-related. Designed from the ground up to be easily handled by users as well as easily integrated for distributions.
    3. The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.
    4. One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added.
    5. GDebi lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing its dependencies. apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp) located packages.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Manage applications and libraries installed on your system to the package level. Search, install and remove packages and inspect their versions and their dependencies.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The problem to solve is: Flatpak, Snap and AppImage having their own app store which can only browse their own format.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Snapcraft
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      Cross-platform app store for Electron apps.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The QApt deb installer allows you to install local .deb files. The QApt Deb Installer resolves and downloads dependencies. The APT package manager does the same, but only for remote packages.
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