API for package management, through D-Bus
PackageKit provides a way of performing package management tasks, e.g. updating, removing and installing software. Through supporting many backends, PackageKit can perform these tasks using the appropriate package manager for the current system.
- Versions: 1.2.5
- Website: https://www.freedesktop.org/software/PackageKit/
- Licenses: GPL 2+
- Package source: gnu/packages/freedesktop.scm
- Builds: See build status
- Issues: See known issues
Install the latest version of
packagekit as follows:
guix install packagekit
Or install a particular version:
guix install email@example.com
You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the
guix shell documentation for more information.