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  • MacPaw Setapp

    Setapp provides a curated collection of commercial apps available through a low-cost subscription. Access to the apps is driven by a straight-forward local app that...

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  • Nix Package Manager

    Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • AppGet

    Free and Opensource package manager for Windows.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Fink

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Rudix

    Rudix is a package-based, user-friendly way to extend the Unix portion of Mac OS X with additional network utilities, computer languages, development libraries, text...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • YUM Package Manager

    Yum is an automatic updater and package installer/remover for rpm systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things should occur to install...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Silent Install Builder

    The Silent Install Builder is a great tool if you need to quickly install a set of software on a multiple computers.

    Commercial Windows

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  • pkgsrc

    pkgsrc is a framework for building over 17,000 open source software packages. It is the native package manager on SmartOS, NetBSD, and Minix, and is portable across 23...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Haiku

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  • RPM Package Manager

    The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Silent Install Helper

    Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention). Supported...

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    Free Open Source Windows

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  • liar

    Linux Installer for ARchives a.k.a liar is an easy to use command to install software packaged as an archive on Linux systems. liar is a standalone Shell script to...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Xara-GTK

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Gigarepo

    The best place to find your ISO, EXE and VMDK files It also has a pre-installed applications iso's

    Free Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

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Homebrew Comments

Comment by adrianocorrea
about Homebrew · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

It brings the MacOS experience closer to using Debian GNU Linux.

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Comment by kscalvert
about Homebrew · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Easy installation and management of software from libraries of various kinds of apps.

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