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A lot of (Alternative Package Tools) in Slackware

Posted 02-10-2009 at 10:10 PM by alMubarmij

Originally Posted by alMubarmij View Post
Maybe pkgtools don't do enough for you, maybe you want a GUI, or maybe you just want to be different. Either way there are several different ways to manage your packages on Slackware.
Programs that convert between package types (like Alien) are not included in this list.

Package Creation

  • BuildPKG - package creation tool similar to Arch’s makepkg (different from Slack’s)
  • CheckInstall - makes a package by wrapping the “make install” step of compiling
  • Frogz - source
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