Why do a lot of people advocate for appimages while hating the idea of downloading random applications off the internet?

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  • winget-cli

    WinGet is the Windows Package Manager. This project includes a CLI (Command Line Interface), PowerShell modules, and a COM (Component Object Model) API (Application Programming Interface).

    I can recommend switching to winget from Chocolatey. winget is open-source and developed by Microsoft, has a preconfigured community repository and comes preinstalled (through the "App Installer" app from the Microsoft Store) on every updated non-LTSC Windows 10 and 11 computer.

  • winget-pkgs

    The Microsoft community Windows Package Manager manifest repository

    I can recommend switching to winget from Chocolatey. winget is open-source and developed by Microsoft, has a preconfigured community repository and comes preinstalled (through the "App Installer" app from the Microsoft Store) on every updated non-LTSC Windows 10 and 11 computer.

  • JetBrains Dev Survey

    What’s up with the C++ ecosystem in 2023? JetBrains Developer Ecosystem Survey 2023 has given us many interesting insights. The Embedded (37%) and Games (39%) industries are already working with C++20, developers are incorporating static analysis in their CI, and ChatGPT usage among coders is flourishing. Read on for more!

  • appimagepool

    A simple, modern AppImageHub Client, powered by flutter.

    It's called AppImage Pool available at GitHub and in the Flathub. It also had a video done on it by TechHut.

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