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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.

Portage Alternatives

The best Portage alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    Binary package manager with support for environments.

  2. 16

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

    Open Source

  3. As the only API powered by the Prince HTML-to-PDF engine, DocRaptor provides the best support for complex PDFs with powerful support for headers, page breaks, page numbers, flexbox, watermarks, accessible PDFs, and much more

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  4. 15

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

  5. 14

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

    Open Source

  6. 11

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

  7. 13

    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

  8. The missing package manager for macOS

    Open Source

  9. 13

    Like Nix but GNU.

    Open Source

  10. 12

    All-in-one digital toolbox. No monthly fees.

  11. The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua based open-source software on the Mac OS X operating system.

    Open Source

  12. 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 .

  13. 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.

    Open Source

  14. Flatpak is the new framework for desktop applications on Linux

    Open Source

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