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{{Application|image=riscpkg34x34.png|caption=PackMan icon|name=PackMan|maintainer=Alan Buckley|os=None known|desc=PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS. Its three main functions are: to download and install new software packages on request; to update installed software packages when new versions are released; and to remove software packages when they are no longer needed.|languages=English|url=https://sites.google.com/site/alansriscosstuff/packman|alt=None}}
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{{Application|image=|caption=PackMan icon|name=PackMan|maintainer=Alan Buckley|os=None known|desc=PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS. Its three main functions are: to download and install new software packages on request; to update installed software packages when new versions are released; and to remove software packages when they are no longer needed.|languages=English|url=https://sites.google.com/site/alansriscosstuff/packman|alt=None}}
== Second-generation package manager ==
== Second-generation package manager ==
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PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS.  Building on the work of [[RiscPkg]], which is no longer developed, PackMan is able to show you a catalogue of software currently available, to automatically download and install it, and to handling upgrading and removal of software you have already installed.
PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS.  Building on the work of [[RiscPkg]], which is no longer developed, PackMan is able to show you a catalogue of software currently available, to automatically download and install it, and to handling upgrading and removal of software you have already installed.
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Package repositories PackMan is able to use can be found on riscpkg.org, riscos.info and riscosopen.org as well as other places.
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Package repositories PackMan is able to use can be found on [http://www.riscpkg.org/ riscpkg.org], [[Packages|riscos.info]] and [http://packages.riscosopen.org/ riscosopen.org] as well as other places.
PackMan is released under version 2.1 of the LGPL.
PackMan is released under version 2.1 of the LGPL.
Note that the old PackMan site at alanb.drobe.co.uk is out of date and can no longer be updated.
Note that the old PackMan site at alanb.drobe.co.uk is out of date and can no longer be updated.

Latest revision as of 09:24, 21 April 2014

PackMan
Icon: [[Image:|left|PackMan icon]]
Maintained by: Alan Buckley
Description: PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS. Its three main functions are: to download and install new software packages on request; to update installed software packages when new versions are released; and to remove software packages when they are no longer needed.
OS Restrictions: None known
Languages: English
Alternatives: None
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/alansriscosstuff/packman


Second-generation package manager

PackMan is a package manager for RISC OS. Building on the work of RiscPkg, which is no longer developed, PackMan is able to show you a catalogue of software currently available, to automatically download and install it, and to handling upgrading and removal of software you have already installed.

Package repositories PackMan is able to use can be found on riscpkg.org, riscos.info and riscosopen.org as well as other places.

PackMan is released under version 2.1 of the LGPL.

Note that the old PackMan site at alanb.drobe.co.uk is out of date and can no longer be updated.

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