winget-cli

Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget) (by microsoft)

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microsoft/winget-cli is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where winget-cli has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-17.
  • Does Windows Package Manager support "apt-get upgrade" linux feature?
    reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-04-21
    You can find all information here, and about update here.
  • WinGet is terrible. I want AppGet back
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-17
    After following this issue[0] closely, I am not surprised.

    [0]https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli/issues/353

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-17
    WinGet is not a package manager. (never was, and probably never will be)

    this 'old' thread still nails it: https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli/discussions/223

    it's just sad.

    use Chocolatey, if you can't for some reason try Scoop.

  • How to Build an Azure Lab with Terraform
    reddit.com/r/AZURE | 2021-04-11
  • Let's talk about must have applications that you can't live without! 2021 Edition
    reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-04-10
    Also Windows 10 now has it's own package manager it's called winget
  • MDT as a software store for end users?
    reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 2021-04-10
    Roadmap: https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli/blob/master/doc/windows-package-manager-v1-roadmap.md
    reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 2021-04-10
  • Verwaltung: Dortmund beschließt Open Source für die Stadtverwaltung
    reddit.com/r/de_EDV | 2021-04-02
  • New PowerShell Version - v7.1.3 Release of PowerShell
    Don't need to! Just grab the appxbundle from the releases page and install it.
  • Getting a new surface today
    reddit.com/r/Surface | 2021-03-08
    Official winget page
  • God Damn Pretentious Cli Users
    reddit.com/r/Windows10 | 2021-02-17
    I mean, I know its part of the joke and all, but I use Windows at work and at home when I play games and it is so much worse there than on linux. Winget and other package managers make it easier to live with though, but like, Windows users be like (on a new install):
  • Best distro to try on a VM?
    It integrates very well with WSL (each tab can be a different linux distro), and has better support for modern day terminal hacking (almost rivaling what most linux x11 terminals are capable of doing). You can install it from Chocolatey which is an alternative package manager to Microsoft's recently released package manager winget, (which they unashamedly ripped the name from the original author of appget)
  • Comecei a usar Ubuntu hoje e estou feliz (e sou usuário burro, não entendo de nada de informática)
    reddit.com/r/brasil | 2021-02-13
  • Winget Microsoft's Package Manager For Windows
    Download: https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli
  • Why is Eclipse IDE from the official repository outdated by a couple of months?
    reddit.com/r/Fedora | 2021-02-06