**Package management** * install/remove packages by name or by capability they provide * install/remove packages with names * install/remove specific versions of packages * install plain RPM files and satisfy dependencies from repositories * install and remove packages in one go (using +/- or ~/! * choose the repository per package by prefixing the name with 'repo_alias:' * update all installed packages with newer available version where possible * install patterns/products/patches * comprehensive installation summary ... read more http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Zypper_features
openSUSE:Zypper features

Zypper alternatives

  • aptitude

  • aptitude is a terminal-based frontend for Apt ( Advanced Package Tool ) with a number of useful features, including: a mutt-like syntax for matching packages in a flexible manner, dselect-like persistence of user actions, the ability to retrieve and display the Debian changelog of most packages, and extreme flexibility and customization.

    tags: package-management software-management software-installation package-installer app-management
    platform: Linux
  • Advanced Package Tool

  • Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian.

    tags: command-line-interface debian package-management debian-package-system
    platform: Linux
  • YaST

  • YaST is the installation and configuration tool for openSUSE and the SUSE Linux Enterprise distributions. It is popular for its easy use and attractive graphical interface and the capability to customize your system quickly during and after the installation. YaST actually stands for Yet another Setup Tool. YaST can be used to configure your entire system. Setup hardware, configure the network, system services and tune your security settings. All these tasks can be reached from the YaST Control Center. ยป

    tags: configuration-tool control-center create-bootable-image setup-tool software-management
    platform: 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 should occur to install packages. It makes it easier to maintain groups of machines without having to manually update each one using rpm. Yum has a plugin interface for adding simple features. Yum can also be used from other python programs via its module inteface.

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