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CLI unifying Homebrew, apt, Chocolatey, Pip, NPM, Composer and the like.

Project description

CLI providing unifying interface to all package managers.

Stable release: Last release Python versions Software license Requirements freshness

Development: Unittests status Documentation Status Coverage Status Code Quality

Obligatory XKCD.

Source: XKCD #1654.

Features

  • Inventory and list all package managers available the system.
  • Supports macOS, Linux and Windows.
  • List installed packages.
  • Search for packages.
  • List outdated packages.
  • Sync local package infos.
  • Upgrade all outdated packages.
  • Backup list of installed packages to TOML files.
  • Pin-point commands to a subset of package managers (include/exclude selectors).
  • Export results in JSON or user-friendly tables.
  • Shell auto-completion for Bash, Zsh and Fish.
  • Provides a BitBar plugin for friendly macOS integration.

Supported package managers

Package manager Version macOS Linux Windows sync installed search install outdated upgrade
Homebrew >= 1.7.4      
Homebrew Cask >= 1.7.4      
Python 2 pip >= 9.0.0    
Python 3 pip >= 9.0.0    
Node’s npm >= 4.0.*    
Node’s yarn >= 1.21.*    
Atom’s apm      
Ruby’s gem      
Mac AppStore via mas >= 1.3.1        
apt >= 1.0.0      
composer >= 1.4.0  
Flatpak >= 1.2.*        
opkg >= 0.2.0      

If you’re bored, feel free to add support for new package manager. See good candidates at:

Installation

This package is available on PyPi, so you can install the latest stable release and its dependencies with a simple pip call:

$ pip install meta-package-manager

Documentation

Docs are hosted on Read the Docs.

Usage

Examples of the package’s mpm CLI.

List global options and commands:

$ mpm
Usage: mpm [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  CLI for multi-package manager upgrades.

Options:
  -v, --verbosity LEVEL           Either CRITICAL, ERROR, WARNING, INFO or
                                  DEBUG. Defaults to INFO.
  -m, --manager [apm|apt|brew|cask|composer|flatpak|gem|mas|npm|opkg|pip2|pip3]
                                  Restrict sub-command to a subset of package
                                  managers. Repeat to select multiple
                                  managers. Defaults to all.
  --ignore-auto-updates / --include-auto-updates
                                  Report all outdated packages, including
                                  those tagged as auto-updating. Defaults to
                                  include all packages. Only applies for
                                  'outdated' and 'upgrade' commands.
  -o, --output-format [ascii|csv|csv-tab|double|fancy_grid|github|grid|html|jira|json|latex|latex_booktabs|mediawiki|moinmoin|orgtbl|pipe|plain|psql|rst|simple|textile|tsv|vertical]
                                  Rendering mode of the output. Defaults to
                                  fancy-grid.
  --stats / --no-stats            Print statistics or not at the end of
                                  output. Active by default.
  --stop-on-error / --continue-on-error
                                  Stop right away or continue operations on
                                  manager CLI error. Defaults to stop.
  --version                       Show the version and exit.
  --help                          Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  installed  List installed packages.
  managers   List supported package managers and their location.
  outdated   List outdated packages.
  search     Search packages.
  sync       Sync local package info.
  upgrade    Upgrade all packages.

List all supported package managers and their status on current system (macOS):

$ mpm managers
╒═══════════════════╤══════════╤═══════════════╤════════════════════════════╤══════════════╤═══════════╕
│ Package manager   │ ID       │ Supported     │ CLI                        │ Executable   │ Version   │
╞═══════════════════╪══════════╪═══════════════╪════════════════════════════╪══════════════╪═══════════╡
│ Atom's apm        │ apm      │ ✓             │ ✘  apm CLI not found.      │              │           │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ APT               │ apt      │ ✘  Linux only │ ✓  /usr/bin/apt            │ ✓            │ ✘         │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Homebrew          │ brew     │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/brew     │ ✓            │ ✓  2.2.10 │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Homebrew Cask     │ cask     │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/brew     │ ✓            │ ✓  2.2.10 │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ PHP's Composer    │ composer │ ✓             │ ✘  composer CLI not found. │              │           │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Flatpak           │ flatpak  │ ✘  Linux only │ ✘  flatpak CLI not found.  │              │           │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Ruby Gems         │ gem      │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/bin/gem            │ ✓            │ ✓  3.0.3  │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Mac AppStore      │ mas      │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/mas      │ ✓            │ ✓  1.6.3  │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Node's npm        │ npm      │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/npm      │ ✓            │ ✓  6.13.7 │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Node's yarn       │ yarn     │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/yarn     │ ✓            │ ✓  1.21.0 │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ OPKG              │ opkg     │ ✘  Linux only │ ✘  opkg CLI not found.     │              │           │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Python 2's Pip    │ pip2     │ ✓             │ ✘  pip2 CLI not found.     │              │           │
├───────────────────┼──────────┼───────────────┼────────────────────────────┼──────────────┼───────────┤
│ Python 3's Pip    │ pip3     │ ✓             │ ✓  /usr/local/bin/pip3     │ ✓            │ ✓  20.0.2 │
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