A package management tool, similar to Ivy/APT, but language agnostic, faster and works well with both executables and libraries.
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Effing Package Managers (FPM) is a single tool that can generate rpm, deb, solaris, osx (pkg) and many other packages. It supports multiple inputs (directory, gem, egg, deb, etc) and can produce multiple outputs (rpm, deb, solaris, etc). It relieves the pain out of creating various kinds of packages.
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A Vagrant plugin that helps you reduce the amount of coffee you drink while waiting for boxes to be provisioned by sharing a common package cache among similiar VM instances.
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veewee is a great tool for building Virtual Machine images (aka base boxes). It automates most of the steps and allows you to easily create readymade images for VirtualBox/Vagrant, VMWare Fusion, KVM and Parallels. No longer need to shy away from building custom VM images!
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