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PackageKit

PackageKit
gnome-packagekit, a front-end for PackageKit, running on Fedora
Software information
DeveloperRichard Hughes
Frequently updatedYes
Development statusActive
Written inC, C++, Python
Operating systemLinux
Available inC, C++, Python
TypePackage management system
LicenseGNU General Public License
Websitewww.packagekit.org

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PackageKit is an open source and free suite of software applications designed to provide a consistent and high-level front end for a number of different package management systems. PackageKit was created by Richard Hughes.

The suite is ostensibly cross-platform, though it is primarily targeted at Linux distributions which follow the interoperability standards set out by the freedesktop.org group. It uses the software libraries provided by the D-Bus and PolicyKit projects to handle inter-process communication and computer privilege negotiation.


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