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Slpkg is a powerful software package manager that installs,
updates, and removes packages on Slackware based systems.
It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what
things should occur to install packages. Slpkg makes it easier
to maintain groups of machines without having to manually update.
Slpkg works in accordance with the standards of the organization to builds packages. Also uses the Slackware Linux
instructions for installation, upgrading or removing packages.

What makes slpkg to distinguish it from the other tools;
The user-friendliness it's a primary target as well as easy to
understand and use, also use colours (by default) to highlight
packages and display warning messages, and many of the others
available options it's ready to use.


* Dependencies resolutions
* Dependencies visualizations
* Multiple options
* Multiple repositories
* Easy configuration
* Fully configurable
* Adaptability
* Powerful options
* Source builder
* Faster process
* Better Security

Optional dependencies:

* python3-pythondialog (for dialog box interface)
* pygraphviz (for drawing dependencies diagram)
* graph-easy (for drawing ascii dependencies diagram)
* aria2 (alternative downloader)
* httpie (alternative downloader)