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PortAuthority Alternatives

PortAuthority is described as 'provides a GUI for the MacPorts Unix software management system for Mac OS X. MacPorts is a powerful command-line tool for installing and updating a variety of Unix-based applications for the Mac' and is an app. There are three alternatives to PortAuthority for Mac, Xfce, Debian and Linux. The best alternative is Synaptic, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PortAuthority are MacPorts and Pallet.

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

    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce
    47 alternatives to Synaptic 

    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+.

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    MacPorts

    • Mac
    27 alternatives to MacPorts 

    The MacPorts Project is an opensource package management system that simplifies compiling, installing, upgrading, and removal of other open-source software on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and later, running on Intel or Apple Silicon.

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    1.  Command line interfaceMacPorts either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      Pallet

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      1 alternatives to Pallet 

      Pallet is the official MacPorts GUI app for Mac OS X and was started as a GSoC project in May 2009. It is in active development and continuous improvement (this is a beta product).

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