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Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgr...

NixOS 16.09 released Oct 03 2016 --- NixOS 16.09 “Flounder” has been released, the fifth stable release branch. See the release notes #sec-release-16.09 for details. You can get NixOS 16.09 ISOs and VirtualBox appliances from the download page . For information on how to upgrade from older release branches to 16.09, check out the manual section on upgrading #sec-upgrading. NixOps 1.4 released Jul 20 2016 NixOps 1.4
has been released. This release contains contains many nice new features. See the manual
for details. NixOS 16.03 released May 01 2016 NixOS 16.03 “Emu” has been released, the fourth stable release branch. See the release notes #sec-release-16.

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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 ...

tags: filter-search-results package package-management setup software-installation
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tags: bsd command-line-interface package-management ruby software-repository
platform: Mac OS X


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tags: dependency-manager javascript nodejs package-management web-server
platform: Online


Bower is a package manager for the web. Bower lets you easily install assets such as images, CSS and JavaScript, and manages dependencies for you.

tags: dependency-manager javascript library node.js npm
platform: Self-Hosted Git Node.JS npm

pacman (package manager)

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tags: software-management package-manager package-installer
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aptitude is a terminal-based frontend for Apt ( Advanced Package Tool ) with a number of useful features, including: a mutt-like syntax for matchin...

tags: package-management software-management software-installation package-installer app-management
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Mac App Store

The Mac App Store is the best place to find apps for Mac. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Just like the App Stor...

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Advanced Package Tool

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platform: Linux


The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command...

tags: software-repository software-updating x-server freebsd ports
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RubyGems is the Ruby community's gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and install them. Use the API to interact and find out more i...

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platform: Online


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tags: gnome unix gnu kde distribution
platform: Mac OS X


ndm is a desktop GUI for npm that runs on Mac, Linux and Windows.With ndm you can manage npm, npm projects and npm packages with ease.

tags: app-development centos debian dependencies dependency
platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux

YUM Package Manager

Yum is an automatic updater and package installer/remover for rpm systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things shoul...

tags: package-management software-management package-installer
platform: Linux

RPM Package Manager

The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying,...

tags: software-management package-manager package-installer
platform: Linux

NeoSetup Updater

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tags: setup software-updating
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