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Is there a package manager for Linux that is similar to Homebrew for Mac?

I know a tool named yum, but this tool's dependency package is not the latest version. Some code does not work.

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closed as not a real question by slhck, nhinkle Feb 24 '12 at 10:04

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I think you're asking the wrong question. Why not elaborate on what doen't work with yum? "Some code does not work"? In all Linux distributions, there's already a package manager, and everyone uses it. What problem do you have? – slhck Feb 24 '12 at 9:49
i just want to use package manager in linux which like homebrew for mac ! – Feb 24 '12 at 12:56
What do you mean by "Some code does not work"? Are you looking for a tool that automates building from source rather than what the typical package managers provide? – slhck Feb 24 '12 at 13:00
so that means the verssion too old my code need new verssion – Feb 24 '12 at 13:09
Which code of yours requires which version of what? – slhck Feb 24 '12 at 13:10

It really depends on which distribution you are using, if it is Debian based (Ubuntu, etc) then apt is the standard. If you use a redhat based distro (CentOS, Fedora) then you would normally use yum. There are others too. Do some research. A quick google returned this result which looks quite helpful:

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thanks i got it – Feb 24 '12 at 4:46

The de facto standard is apt

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don't like apt i prefer yum – Feb 23 '12 at 12:40
yum, yast, pacman, apt, theres so many – Simon Sheehan Feb 24 '12 at 2:39

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