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cards - Package Management Utilities for NuTyX-Linux

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cards which stands for Create, Add, Remove and Download System is a set of utilities (pkgadd, pkgrm, pkginfo, pkgmk and cards), which are used for managing software packages in NuTyX-Linux.

cards is based on a fork of the CRUX-Linux pkgutils and prt-get tools and is under active development. NuTyX-Linux Team

The most notable additions and improvements

  • Full support for binary packages
  • Support for sources from version control system (VCS) (Bazaar, Git, Subversion and Mercurial)

Building and installing

To build the lib

$ make libs

To install the lib

$ make install-libs

To build all

$ make all

To build the pkgadd binary

$ make pkgadd

To install the binaries

$ make install


$ make DESTDIR=/some/other/path install

To get a quick overview

$ cards help


cards Copyright (c) 2013-2016 NuTyX-Linux Team licensed under the GNU General Public License 2 or later.

Read the COPYING file for the complete license.

Licenses for incorporated software

  • pkgutils: Copyright (c) 2000-2005 Per Liden and Copyright (c) 2006-2013 CRUX team http://crux.nu [GPL2/later]
  • prt-get: Copyright (c) 2002, 2004, 2005 Johannes Winkelmann (jw@tks6.net) [GPL2/later]
  • pacman: Copyright (c) 2006-2016 Pacman Development Team pacman-dev@archlinux.org [GPL2/later]
  • pacman: Copyright (c) 2002-2006 by Judd Vinet jvinet@zeroflux.org [GPL2/later]


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