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Open Source YUM Package Manager Alternatives

The best open source alternative to YUM Package Manager is Chocolatey. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to YUM Package Manager and 17 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to YUM Package Manager are Homebrew, Synaptic, pacman (package manager) and npm.

YUM 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 YUM Package Manager.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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    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.

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    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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    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.

    Updating Packages (apt-get upgrade)
  7. Terminal-based apt frontend.

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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.

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    RubyGems

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    RubyGems.org is the Ruby community's gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and install them. Use the API to interact and find out more information about available gems.

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