GETPKG 0.3.4

Getpkg is used to download and install packages for Slackware Linux.
Getpkg is used to download and install packages for Slackware Linux.

It is menu driven allowing the user to choose program options by entering menu choices. Its menus are generated using the dialog utility. It creates the folder ~/.getpkg and stores configuration options and downloaded packages within that folder.

It requires Slackware and Python.

This software is released under the GPL licence, and comes with no warranty whatsoever.

Here are some key features of "GETPKG":

Saves configuration options automatically, no config files to edit
Traceroute mirrors and sorts mirrors by time
All operations except package installation done as non-root user
Menu driven using a dialog user interface
Exclude packages from download & install
View changelogs & package descriptions
Support for unofficial packages from mirrors
Copies downloaded files to other machines on network
Enter list of mirrors from text file
Check for newer version and upgrade

What's New in This Release:

Support for Slackware 10.2 was added.

last updated on:
September 18th, 2005, 19:06 GMT
developed by:
Jeff Rossi
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ System \ System Administration


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