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Low effort solution for packaging/distributing a desktop application on Windows

I'm in the unfortunate situation of having to package a desktop application for Windows, and I'm looking for the path of least resistance to get there. At the moment, I simply throw all my resources, ...
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Flexible dependency/package manager for building of static binaries

Since I run an Android system, that doesn't have a native binary package manager, I often find myself to need static binaries of software that I can put in /system/bin. Is there software to automate ...
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Virtual Environment for Linux

I am looking for a program that can keep a history of the files and folder created by a certain package (x), so that when I delete that x package, it also deletes all the files that the package may ...
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ElectronJs with third party executables embedded

I want to create an ElectronJs app that will mostly be distributed on Windows. What I also want to achieve is a way to handle third party executables. So as an example we have: the above mentioned ...
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Looking for smart nuget versioning tool

I am using .nuke build to compile my .net core libraries and create nuget packages for them. To create a version of packages in nuke.build there is a convenient function DotNetPack that allows you to ...
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What distros have rpm but not systemd?

This is a similar question to this one, but with the additional requirement that it uses a rpm-based package manager such as dnf or yum. Like that poster, I have grown to dislike systemd, but I've ...
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PHP - Composer alternative

I previously used npm and composer to manage all of my packages. I recently change npm to pnpm who use a shared folders and symlinks. https://pnpm.js.org/ I'd like to know if there is something like ...
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Mirror npm packages

We are using npm in our project. The policy of the company is that we cannot reference anything on the internet after release - to make sure our release is reproducible. We need to mirror all the npm ...
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A C++ package manager

Many languages have associated package managers, and official online package repositories; but C++ doesn't seem to have one. Still, does it have any popular, non-official but robust, featureful and ...
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Official C/C++ Package Manager?

I would like to know whether there is an officially-mandated or recognized C/C++ Package Manager.
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Frequently installed macOS software that can be updated via the command line

What software / package managers are frequently installed on macOS that can be updated via the command line? The software / package managers could either be included with macOS, or they could be ...
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Is there any open-source and free to use software that can update all the third party software like node, java, adobe

Doing this by one by one is big pain, especially in the software where there is no built in option to update the software to the latest stable version, do you know any software that will do the job ...
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Package manager for windows - using multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on Windows

I would like to experiment with known vulnerabilities (and analyse so called proof-of-concept (PoC) files) in older versions of Acrobat Reader on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 10. I will need ...
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Check for 3rd party software and remove it

Please recommend Linux software for checking completely removal of 3rd party software from the operating system, e.g.: I creating my filesystem's capture from the software, that I seeking; installing ...
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Python packages for finance and accounting?

I would like to automate depreciation methods and SOX checks in my accounting process. Before I start hard coding the formulas, are there any python packages that I can use for finance/accounting to ...
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Virtual Environments in Python

Which are the virtual environments create tools available in Python (like npm and yarn in Node.JS) and how are packages installed and handled using those tools?
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Linux keeping own package manager across the LAN network

We are using Ubuntu machines for our LAN networks. To install some packages for every machine, we use the Ubuntu package manager apt. Let's say about installing git for every machine. Instead of ...
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How to manage company software upgrade

I'm a developer and I work on a company that distribute its own software suite. What I'm looking for, and I cannot find, is a software that installed on clients PC and a company server manages ...
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App to create local barcode database for fast packaging

I have 1000 same items, with barcoded serial numbers. And a thousand boxes from them. Now i need to package each item to its own box (only by matching barcodes serial numbers). All items and boxes are ...
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A program to reduce package count and clutter on Debian 9?

I'm running Debian 9 and I've installed several packages, which probably left behind other packages and configuration files (and general clutter). I've already run apt autoremove --purge and apt ...
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Best way to install popular apps on new installation of Windows?

When you install Windows on a new machine - assuming this is not done via cloning of hard disks / partitions - you want to install a bunch of applications, or pieces of software, on that machine: ...
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similar package like sloccount but able to count in .deb package

Sloccount is great package to use when you have a directory and group of directories that you want to have sloccount of . You get output such as this - Computing results. SLOC Directory SLOC-by-...
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Self-hosted open source alternative for PackageCloud.io [closed]

PackageCloud.io is a web service for hosting repositories for Debian/Ubuntu/Suse/… easily. Is there an open source alternative to their software which offers similar features and can be self-hosted? ...
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What software solution can I use (on Windows 10) to keep all my non-Microsoft software up to date?

In other words, is there a Windows 10 equivalent to apt-get / rpm / brew? Preferably cheap or free, and available for use in my business? The more software packages it supports, the better. ...
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Package Manager for $HOME

I search for a package manager which works in $HOME (per user) on linux systems. For me a proper dependency management is important: I tell the package manager that I want to install "foo" in ...
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Grunt similar tool for PHP pages? [closed]

I have been using Grunt with Handlebars and Assemble.io, SASS but I will need to work with PHP pages and database so I am looking for a great tool like Grunt which allows me to use PHP pages / MySql ...
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Software application that packages DOS application for Windows?

I'm looking for an application that packages a DOS application so that it will run on Windows. Essentially I'm looking for DOSbox, but in a way that is transparent to the user. i.e., when someone ...
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Best tools to develop using the AMD pattern and build a minified file without it

In a my custom library I'm successfully using require.js for developing and the tool AMDClean with grunt to build the release version. Now I'm becoming really frustrated trying to use this in a web ...
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Tool or script to pull all NuGet licenses used in the solution

Is there a tool or script that can pull libraries and its license(s) in a single file? Input: root source folder C:\src\project_bananna Output: text file, perhaps in csv format +-------------------...
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Install .deb files on Android

I need to run some basic Linux stuff on Android. Specifically I want to run a .deb file on my 4.4 device. Is there any software that emulates basic Linux functions enough to run the .deb file? I ...
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Is there an alternative Google Play Store app?

I'm searching for an alternative Google Play Store app/client. Don't get me wrong: I don't want an alternative "app market", I want an alternative Play Store client for Android. That means I want ...
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Alternative to pip

The program pip drives me crazy. Is there an alternative package manager for Python? It has no proper dependency manager and installs packages twice.
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An alternative to the Ubuntu Software Center for elementary OS?

I recently installed elementary OS and many people are saying that the Ubuntu Software Center isn't good for eOS, and I have to agree. I have heard of AppGrid, but am not sure. I am also aware of ...
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Store npm packages offline without having to install them every time

I've got a lot of node.js projects and I keep creating new ones every now and then. They all use mostly the same packages and versions. But for each project the npm install re-builds the whole ...
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Is there a hassle free way to install and update generic software packages on Windows?

I am primarily a Linux guy but from time to time have to use Mac or Windows for whatever reason. On Linux, keeping the entire system up to date with the latest software releases is usually the work of ...
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Tool to show history and easily uninstall recently-installed deb packages

I know it is possible to manually inspect /var/log/dpkg.log or /var/log/apt/history.log, but that is not what I call "easy to use". So is there a tool that will parse those log files, and show me the ...
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