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Software Updater (Canonical) Alternatives

Software Updater (Canonical) is described as 'One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager, which checks the software repositories for updates, and alerts you to' and is a popular software updater in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Software Updater (Canonical) for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and KDE. The best alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Software Updater (Canonical) are SUMo, Patch My PC, Synaptic and Ketarin.

Software Updater (Canonical) 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 Software Updater (Canonical).
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  1. Chocolatey icon

    Chocolatey

    • Windows
    65 alternatives to Chocolatey 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceChocolatey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Ad-freeChocolatey doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. SUMo icon

    SUMo

    32 alternatives to SUMo 

    SUMo stands for Software Update Monitor. Thanks to SUMo you'll be able to keep your PC up-to-date by using the most recent version of your favorite software !.

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    1.  LightweightSUMo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableSUMo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Patch My PC

    68 alternatives to Patch My PC 

    Patch My PC is a small portable application that updates third party applications and Windows updates. It’s critical to keep software up to date to ensure vulnerabilities are patched. There are currently almost 100 third-party applications that Patch My PC can silently update...

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    1.  PortablePatch My PC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Synaptic icon

    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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    Ketarin

    52 alternatives to Ketarin 

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package manager), but rather to maintain a compilation of...

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    1.  Website MonitoringKetarin can detect and resolve website performance issues proactively.
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    • Software Informer icon

      Software Informer

      • Online
      76 alternatives to Software Informer 

      Software Informer is a programme, whose primary aim is to give you the up-to-date information about the software you actually use. Whenever a more recent version of any programme becomes available, Software Informer notifies you and offers a link for downloading the update.

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      Just Install

      • Windows
      41 alternatives to Just Install 

      just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.

      Chocolatey , Ninite , Npackd are way too slow, bloated and difficult to extend. I needed a no-frills solution to inst.

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      AppImagePool

      • Linux
      20 alternatives to AppImagePool 

      A simple, modern AppImageHub Client made for linux using flutter.

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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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      • Discover icon

        Discover

        • Linux
        • KDE
        • KDE Plasma Workspaces
        19 alternatives to Discover 

        Discover is your new one stop shop for all things app- and addon-related. Designed from the ground up to be easily handled by users as well as easily integrated for distributions. A place where skill level isn't blocking you from executing the action you want, in this case...

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