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Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
Interesting: DNF has recently gained "Vendor Pinning" almost like on Zypper/openSUSE
3 projects | /r/Fedora | 23 Nov 2021
Writing a Package Manager
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Aug 2023
Something like Meta Package Manager? https://github.com/kdeldycke/meta-package-manager
Looking for a tool that updates all system language-specific packages (npm, pip, cargo, gem etc)
3 projects | /r/commandline | 27 Mar 2023
I use https://github.com/kdeldycke/meta-package-manager
TIL: You Can Stop Updating Copyright Attribution Years (2021)
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 21 Feb 2023
In Praise of Alpine and APK
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 20 Feb 2023
Recent Apple Updates Leading to WiFi Issues
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Dec 2022
With regular snapshots you can at least eliminate new installed software as the root cause of an issue. Doesn't solve the issue with preferences though.
What are some of your favorite CLI/TUI apps?
37 projects | /r/commandline | 8 May 2022
Potentially somewhat answering my own question (but not completely; i am still interested in your answer) you might be interested in https://github.com/kdeldycke/meta-package-manager is it along the same lines?
GitHub - kdeldycke/meta-package-manager: 📦 one CLI for all package managers
2 projects | /r/commandline | 11 Mar 2022
Show HN: What if Dependabot and Ansible had a child?
10 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Feb 2022
I wrote something similar but to keep a local system up-to-date: https://github.com/kdeldycke/meta-package-manager#readme
With Meta Package Manager you can aggregate the results of all package managers available on your machine:
$ mpm outdated
[LTT] This is NOT going Well… Linux Gaming Challenge Pt.2
9 projects | /r/linux_gaming | 23 Nov 2021
I ideally, package managers would just work wherever. I think things like meta-package-manager and pacapt are really cool for this, as well as projects like bedrock linux . Of course the other option is distroless package managers like flatpak, snap, and Guix.
Show HN: Caskmas – get your app updates from Homebrew/Mac App Store
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 5 Jun 2021
I developed a multi package manager CLI which does exactly that and more: https://github.com/kdeldycke/meta-package-manager
What are some alternatives?
apt-offline - Offline APT Package Manager
pacapt - An ArchLinux's pacman-like shell wrapper for many package managers. 56KB and run anywhere.
macupdater - Auto-update macOS using package managers like mas, homebrew, npm and gem all in one go.
flatpak-external-data-checker - A tool for checking if the external data used in Flatpak manifests is still up to date
pacaptr - Pacman-like syntax wrapper for many package managers.
npm.nvim - Npm plugin to make vim user works with npm easier
dnf - Package manager based on libdnf and libsolv. Replaces YUM.
libdnf - Package management library.
MacOS-Menu-Bar-Picker - Costum menu bar entry for MacOS - build with rumps and py2app.
repology-updater - Repology backend service to update repository and package data
startpage - A minimal starpage for Chrome and Firefox
updatecli - A Declarative Dependency Management tool