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Winget repo is suffering from duplicate apps with malformed manifests

Last week Microsoft released the first stable version of Winget, its built-in package manager for Windows. The tool allows automating app management by installing them from a centralized repo in bulk, updating them all at once, and uninstalling them with a single command. The repo is open for public and maintained by enthusiasts, so this caused malformed app packages to appear. Continue reading

Windows Package Manager 1.0 stable is out

Microsoft has released the first stable version of the Windows Package Manager for Windows 10 (aka Winget). Like package managers on other platforms e.g. on Linux, Winget makes it easy to install, update, and remove programs from a repository. This tool will be especially useful for IT professionals who manage a large number of PCs as it saves their time on software deployment. Continue reading