pastel VS flatpak

Compare pastel vs flatpak and see what are their differences.


A command-line tool to generate, analyze, convert and manipulate colors (by sharkdp)


Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework (by flatpak)
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pastel flatpak
4 425
4,723 3,895
- 1.5%
0.0 0.0
26 days ago 4 days ago
Rust C
Apache License 2.0 GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pastel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-24.


Posts with mentions or reviews of flatpak. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pastel and flatpak you can also consider the following projects:

firejail - Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf sandbox

steam-runtime - A runtime environment for Steam applications

Autodesk-Fusion-360-for-Linux - This is a project, where I give you a way to use Autodesk Fusion 360 on Linux!

distrobox - Use any linux distribution inside your terminal. Enable both backward and forward compatibility with software and freedom to use whatever distribution you’re more comfortable with. Mirror available at:

nix-gui - Use NixOS Without Coding


protontricks - A wrapper that does winetricks things for Proton enabled games, requires Winetricks.

bubblewrap - Low-level unprivileged sandboxing tool used by Flatpak and similar projects

nix - Nix, the purely functional package manager

flathub - Pull requests for new applications to be added

Proton - Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components

steam-for-linux - Issue tracking for the Steam for Linux beta client