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Pacman was developed to be the package manager for Arch Linux, and is also used by KDE-focused Chakra Linux.

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Pacman Alternatives

The best Pacman alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.

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    Binary package manager with support for environments.

  2. 18

    Yay is an AUR helper written in go, based on the design of yaourt, apacman and pacaur.

  3. 15

    The missing package manager for macOS

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    Portage is source-based package manager used by Gentoo and its descendants. It controls all process from fetching source through building it, installing into clean environment to "merging" with already installed software.

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    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.

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    dpkg is the core of package management in Debian-based Linux distributions. it has multiple front ends like apt or aptitude that extend dpkgs usability and features

  7. 14

    pkgsrc is a framework for building over 17,000 open source software packages.

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    Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create distributed applications.

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    Flatpak is the new framework for desktop applications on Linux

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    Like Nix but GNU.

  11. Snaps are software packages that are simple to create and install.

  12. C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and macOS

  13. 10

    Online version of Lady Bug.

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