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Ninite Alternatives for Linux

Ninite 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 Ninite and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Ninite are Zero Install, Lilite, Update Manager and Ubuntu After Install.

Ninite alternatives are mainly Software Installers but may also be Package Managers or Software Updaters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ninite.
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  1. Homebrew icon

    Homebrew

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux.

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    Most users think Homebrew is a great alternative to Ninite.
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    Zero Install

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Other features include full support for shared libraries, sharing between users, and integration with native platform package managers.

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    it is good that i dont have to go around and get them one by one

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  3. Easily select and install core packages upon spinning up a new Linux system. It's like ninite, but for Linux!

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    Lilite vs Ninite opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Lilite is a great alternative to Ninite.
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    Web-based is a very useful feature!

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    Update Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Ubuntu After Install

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This program installs a collection of some of the best Ubuntu software and can be considered to be one of the top things to do after installing Ubuntu.

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  6. Ubuntu Sources List Generator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online

    Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.

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    Deepin Store

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Deepin Software Center, aka DSC, is one of the most talked about applications of Linux Deepin. Installing new applications is just a one-click operation. DSC supports parallel downloading, resuming downloads, update notification and cache cleaning.

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  8. Debian Sources List Generator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online

    The Debgen is a tool that allows the user to create /apt/sources.list file by adding some extra repositories beyond the standards.

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    Aptik

    • Linux

    Aptik is a tool for migrating settings and data from an existing Linux system to a newly installed system. It can be used while re-installing the operating system, and when moving to next release of a Linux distribution.

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    App Grid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    App Grid is a new lightweight Snap Store alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings.

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