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Nix is a purely functional package management system. This means that the act of building a package does not have side effects, such as destructively updating or deleting files t...
Pacman was developed to be the package manager for Arch Linux, and is also used by KDE-focused Chakra Linux.
DPKG family (apt, aptitude, synaptic)
The dpkg family of tools is used to install (.deb) packages and manage dependencies in Debian derived Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu and Mint.
Portage is source-based package manager used by Gentoo and its descendants. It controls all process from fetching source through building it, installing into clean environment to...
RPM Family (yum)
The Red Hat Package Management system is used to install files in the .rpm format on Red Hat derived distributions, such as CentOS, Fedora, and SUSE, with yum as the most common...
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