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appypi: sandboxing apps from Pypi packages

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appypi: sandboxing apps from Pypi packages
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**appypi** is a terminal-based `Python Package
Index <http://pypi.python.org/pypi>`_ package manager. Each app
installed through appypi is sandboxed in an individual virtualenv and
usable from the user space. No root access is required to install an
app. appypi in **NOT** a replacement for
`pip <http://www.pip-installer.org/>`_ or
`easy\_install <http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/EasyInstall>`_.
Actually, it uses pip intensively to manage package installations.

appypi creates launchers into the user ~/bin directory. These launchers
mimic the package behavior in terms of what commands can be called. For
example, appypi will create a *django-admin.py* launcher when installing
the `django <http://djangoproject.com/>`_ package, and a *fab* launcher
when installing the `Fabric <http://fabfile.org/>`_ package. This way,
you can use the package as if it was installed with pip directly.

appypi won't install a package if it finds it in your path already. It
is your duty to take care of these external installations before using
appypi.

Installing a package:

::

$ appypi install django
Looking for django...
Found Django version 1.4.2
Installing...
Install successful!

Upgrading a package:

::

$ appypi upgrade django
Upgrading: Django (1.3 => 1.4.2)

Removing a package:

::

$ appypi remove django
These packages will be REMOVED:

Django

Do you want to continue? [y/n]y
Package Django has been removed.

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