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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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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 ! –  mr.li 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 –  mr.li Feb 24 '12 at 13:09
    
Which code of yours requires which version of what? –  slhck Feb 24 '12 at 13:10
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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: http://library.linode.com/using-linux/package-management

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thanks i got it –  mr.li Feb 24 '12 at 4:46
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The de facto standard is apt

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