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RPM Package Manager Alternatives

RPM Package Manager is described as 'The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages' and is a Package Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RPM Package Manager for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Debian. The best alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RPM Package Manager are Homebrew, Synaptic, pacman (package manager) and npm.

RPM Package Manager alternatives are mainly Package Managers but may also be Software Installers or Software Uninstallers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RPM Package Manager.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. Chocolatey icon

    Chocolatey

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceChocolatey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. 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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHomebrew either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Synaptic icon

    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+.

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    pacman (package manager)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux

    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.

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    npm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    npm is a package manager for Node.js that is run through the command line and manages dependencies for an application. It is the predominant package manager for Node.js.

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    Advanced Package Tool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceAdvanced Package Tool either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Updating Packages (apt-get upgrade)
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    aptitude

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Terminal-based apt frontend.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceaptitude either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightaptitude consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Nix Package Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Nix is a powerful package manager for macOS, Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible.

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    Homebrew Cask

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Homebrew

    Homebrew-cask provides a friendly homebrew-style CLI workflow for the administration of Mac applications distributed as binaries.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHomebrew Cask either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  10. 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 packages. It makes it easier to maintain groups of machines without having to manually update each one using rpm.

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