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GDebi Alternatives

GDebi is described as 'lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing its dependencies. apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp) located packages' and is a software installer in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GDebi for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, KDE, Snapcraft and elementary OS. The best alternative is Synaptic, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GDebi are Snap Store , Software Updater (Canonical), Discover and Update Manager.

GDebi alternatives are mainly Software Installers but may also be Package Managers or App Stores. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GDebi.
This page was last updated Feb 18, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. Synaptic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce

    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. Snap Store

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Ubuntu
    • Advanced Package Tool

    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.

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    The Snapcraft Store doesn't install .deb files.

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  3. Software Updater (Canonical)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  4. Discover

    • 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.

  5. Update Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.

  6. Muon

    • 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.

  7. Linux App Store

    • 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.



  8. Electron App Store

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Snapcraft
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Cross-platform app store for Electron apps.

  9. Eddy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • elementary OS

    Debian package installer for elementary OS.

  10. QApt

    • 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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