Zero Install Injector project makes it possible for users to install software easily and without the need for root privileges.
It takes the URL of a program's interface description and chooses suitable versions of the program and all of its dependencies (also identified by URLs) according to the user's policy settings (eg. "stable", "testing", "minimal network use", etc).
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· This version enhances the XML package metadata syntax, allowing more precise specification of dependencies.
· Support for using distribution-provided packages as dependencies has been extended and now covers Arch Linux, Cygwin, Darwin, Debian, Fink, FreeBSD Ports, Gentoo, MacPorts, Mint, openSUSE, Red Hat, Slackware, and Windows.
· The 0install software now supports apps, an easier way to manage 0install applications, improved diagnostics when no compatible versions can be selected, improved usability, and better support for use on headless servers.