UPDATE 2016-10-10: It's possible that Chocolatey version 0.10.0 gave me a malware infection a couple of months ago. However, that does not seem to be the case. I have not had any trouble so far with Chocolatey v0.10.1 or 0.10.3. See further notes in the Comments section.
I recently discovered Chocolatey: https://chocolatey.org. This is what I am ...
There is in fact a command-line package manager built into Windows 10: PackageManagement.
It uses PowerShell's extremely verbose language to give a native Windows equivalent of apt-get or yum. You can start with:
PS C:> Get-Command -module PackageManagement | sort noun, verb
to generate a list of available commands. There are many other commands and ...
Just my two cents: Ninite
It has got a wide variety of apps to choose from, which it will install / update without Toolbars and all that stuff:
Through a simple cmd script, you can set the install language for the apps (If you don't want the default os installed language)
It is also useful for getting all your usual programs on a fresh install of windows.
I used to do computer maintenance kind of work, which required me:
To have a lot of setup packages on hand and updated
Being able to quickly install/update any/set of them
To have a set of portable tools runnable from flash drive and also kept updated
I settled on Ketarin, which I still use to this day. It specializes on (1) of updating setup packages, but ...
I'm a fan of chocolatey for that - its a front end for nuget, has a fairly wide range of packages. It has a command line interface and ties into a lot of standard windows tools. It also ties in with things like cygwin and python. It has roughly 1700 packages including flash and notepad++.
I don't think it picks up existing software automatically (If you ...
There are several alternative clients available. Like unique_id in his answer, my first recommendation would be AppBrain App Market.
But speaking about Android without Google, this probably won't work at all: AppBrain depends on the Google Play Store app when it comes to download the *.apk and install the app.
As I've pointed out in my article series on ...
You can use Flexera (previously Secunia) PSI:
Stay secure by updating insecure programs on your computer
Personal Software Inspector is a free computer security solution that identifies vulnerabilities in applications on your private PC. Vulnerable programs can leave your PC open to attacks, against which your antivirus solution may not be effective. ...
Take a look at another package called deborphan.
(Yes, installing another package to reduce your package count!)
deborphan looks for orphaned packages, that is, packages that have no link to your dependency tree (and so are safe to remove).
I would recommend Chocolatey which is a Windows package manager:
Gratis & Paid versions
CLI & GUI clients
MSI, NSIS, InnoSetup, etc. plus runtime binaries and zip archives
Install and configure
Facility to bundle packages for offline install (Business/Paid Edition)
I think Phing is a good choice but why don't you use Grunt for PHP as well? Why would you pick a new tool only for PHP?
(you could install grunt-php, grunt-phpunit, grunt-phpmd, grunt-phpspec, grunt-phplint and so on ... you might start with this)
List of useful links to integrate grunt with Yii:
how to deploy
Yii2 asset processing ...
The only one specific to eOS is their own 'AppCenter' which is still in development, but you can give it a try by adding their PPA:
To try it out run:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:appcenter
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install appcenter
It is still in development, so expect bugs.
I recommend Chocolatey. Once you have installed the software you want using choco install firefox, for example, you can run one simple command:
choco upgrade all
to check for and install all available updates for all the apps you have installed / registered with Chocolatey.
Am using AppBrain App Market as an alternative for Play Store
The best way to find new apps in Google Play (Android market).
Make the Android market usable, and find your next favorite app, live wallpaper or widget:
New and hot apps of the day
Find top Android apps with a price drop
Share your best apps (eg twitter/...
This is as far as I could get using the Package Manager Console.
The Package Manager Console is a PowerShell console within Visual
Studio used to interact with NuGet and automate Visual Studio.
The only problem is that, for what I've seen, there's no (easy) way to get the license type as you'd like, just the license URL. In any case, this gives you an ...
.deb files are Linux packages. You can't simply install a Linux package on Android: Android is not a Linux, it is a separate operating system that only shares the kernel with Linux.
Since Android uses the same kernel as Linux, you can install a Linux system and run Android programs and Linux programs at the same time. You'll need to install not just the ...
I am using RuckZuck
Select a Software from the Repository and RuckZuck handles the download and the Installation for you.
RuckZuck is able to detect and update existing Software that was not installed with RuckZuck.
The RuckZuck repository does not store the binaries of the Software, just the links to where the software is downloaded. Installing ...
In Python 2 there was virtualenv (which you had to pip install) but from V3.3 Python 3 comes with venv in the standard libraries.
There are also numerous pip installable alternatives to the above notably pipvenv.
The built in venv (and the older virtualenv) work by you creating your virtual environment once to a specified directory such as:
python -mvenv ....
You have 3 choices - I recommend #2, #1 will work mostly, #3 for only a couple of machines.
Use a proxy that will cache the deb files as they are requested. First machine gets from internet, others get from cache. The program apt-cacher-ng can do this for you. https://www.tecmint.com/apt-cache-server-in-ubuntu/
The second option is to set up a webserver ...
Scoop is very scriptable, so you can run repeatable setups to get your environment just the way you like, e.g.:
scoop install sudo
sudo scoop install 7zip git openssh --global
scoop install curl grep sed less tail touch
scoop install python ruby go perl
I am using SuMo (Software Update Monitor) and DuMo (Driver Update Monitor) from KC Software.
Both are available as a free version and as a paid "Pro" version.
The number of applications being monitored mainly depends on the number os users using Sumo/DuMo. AFAIK, it will only point you to a new version if at least one user has installed a newer version.
There is also FileHippo. The site offers a wide range of applications for download and has a FileHippo App Manager to keep track of the softwares and update them.
FileHippo App Manager is a great application that will keep your system up-to-date. FileHippo App Manager will scan your computer for installed applications, check the versions and then send ...
For Intel drivers, there is the free Intel® Driver Update Utility
What components does the tool detect?
The Utility detects Intel® integrated graphics controllers for desktop
and laptop computers.
If you have an Internet device using the Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 500, go to Intel® Download Center for drivers.
For all other graphics ...
After a few days of frenzied googling, I have come to the conclusion that while I might not be able to directly install Linux .deb files on my Android, There are many ways to get a .deb file running on one.
The first (and my personal favorite so far) is KBOX. In short, it creates a mini Linux distro on your internal storage and installs files there. The ...
I have Ubuntu running on my Android = no root!
From Google Play
3.Download the offline Ubuntu Or other Linux
I used the paid version of Andronix and at around $5, Bargain!
If you are using Python for scientific calculations / machine learning, you might as well adopt a distribution that installs all the packages packages you'll most commonly use at once.
Anaconda is a popular option that comes with its own dependency manager (conda). Description page. Download page
Includes NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, Matplotlib, Numba, ...