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slackware:package_management [2013/02/20 20:10 (UTC)]
alienbob [Brief Explanation of Slackware Packages] Typo fixes
slackware:package_management [2015/08/14 13:34 (UTC)]
alienbob Add slpkg description. Remove biased opinion from sbopkg description.
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   * **swaret** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location, this tool also attempts dependency resolution.   * **swaret** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location, this tool also attempts dependency resolution.
   * **slapt-get** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location(s).   * **slapt-get** - This tool is designed to replicate the functionality of the Debian apt-get system, you identify the repositories you would like to use and it allows you to download and install packages from the specified location(s).
-  * **[[howtos:​slackware_admin:​building_packages_with_sbopkg|sbopkg]]** - This tool syncs with the slackbuilds.org build script repository, it is used to pull build scripts, upon choosing the scripts to build it allows you to choose the build order and also customize the scripts. Upon completion of the scripts it will allow you to build a Slackware package or to build and install the package. //If you choose to use a third party tool, this is the one I recommend; it has the highest probability or package ​stability ​and allows you to customize your packages.//+  * **[[howtos:​slackware_admin:​building_packages_with_sbopkg|sbopkg]]** - This tool syncs with the slackbuilds.org build script repository, it is used to pull build scripts, upon choosing the scripts to build it allows you to choose the build order and also customize the scripts. Upon completion of the scripts it will allow you to build a Slackware package or to build and install the package. 
 +  * **[[https://github.com/​dslackw/​slpkg|slpkg]]** ​is a powerful software ​package ​manager that installs, updates, ​and removes packages on Slackware based systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things should occur to install ​packages.
  
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