Alternatives to Homebrew for Linux with any license

  • pacman (package manager)

    The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux . It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system.

    Free Open Source Linux Arch Linux

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  • Advanced Package Tool

    Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian. The user interface application for Apt is aptitude.

    Free Open Source Linux

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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 OS X Linux BSD

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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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  • Linuxbrew

    Linuxbrew is a fork of Homebrew, the macOS package manager, for Linux. It can be installed in your home directory and does not require root access. The same package...

    Free Open Source Linux

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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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  • 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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  • 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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