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GNOME Slackware Package Manager
GNOME Slackware Package Manager, (gnome-pkgtool) is a GTK+/GNOME package manager for Slackware allowing you to install, uninstall and upgrade packages, automatically build packages from source, search through installed packages and more. With gnome-pkgtool you can do the following actions to your Slackware Linux installation:

  • Install .TGZ packages
  • Uninstall installed packages
  • Re-install/upgrade installed packages
  • Build packages from source and install them
  • Inspect packages content
  • gnome-pkgtool relies on installpkg(8) and removepkg(8) tools for installing and uninstalling packages and on checkinstall for building packages from source.


Download version 0.5.2 (beta)
released on 18 March 2009



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins18 March 2009

Leaders and contributors

Andrei Yurkevich Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 March 2009.


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