Software Alternatives & Reviews


25 Jun 2014 . All software components in NixOS are installed using the Nix package manager. Packages in Nix are defined using the nix language to create nix expressions.

NixOS Alternatives

The best NixOS alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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  1. 38

    Like Nix but GNU.

    Open Source

  2. 42

    The missing package manager for macOS

    Open Source

  3. 26

    The sane way to manage software on Windows.

    Open Source

  4. 24

    npm is a package manager for Node.

  5. 17

    An extendable version manager

    Open Source

  6. 21

    Please take a minute to watch our video, it gives an overview of Synaptic's role in financial services.

  7. 17

    Flatpak is the new framework for desktop applications on Linux

    Open Source

  8. 15

    You've reached the website for Arch Linux, a lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple. Currently we have official packages optimized for the x86-64 architecture.

    Open Source

  9. 20

    Install with ease. Your software is just one command away from being ready and raring to go. Forget all about babysitting the install process step by step, from website to cleanup. ls /usr/local/Caskroom google-chrome .

  10. 18

    The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of ...

  11. 23

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

  12. 12

    Binary package manager with support for environments.

  13. 13

    Radically simple configuration-management, application deployment, task-execution, and multi-node orchestration engine

    Open Source

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