This is a porteus 5.0 update on sbokpg and on sbopkg_gui.
An original porteus thread on the sbokpg topic is here and a second one on some tentative exploration with the software:
Sbopkg package manager
bis: sbopkg and its gui sbopkg_gui to build from source easily
Interesting historically, but also pointing to interesting threads on the topic.
The present thread is intended as a summary of the above threads information.
Sbopkg is a an utility that enables packages build from the SlackBuilds.org repository. It is said to be ncurses-based. Curses library, or a compatible library such as Ncurses, is designed to facilitate GUI-like functionality on a text-only device.
Once the utility is installed all you have is to issue the following command to get into the gui:
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The site for sbopkg:
Download the file and tgz2xzm it:
https://github.com/sbopkg/sbopkg/releas ... -1_wsr.tgz
Major article on sbopkg by Drew Ames (2008) on Linux.com:
https://www.linux.com/news/sbopkg-provi ... slackware/
Dependency resolution under sbopkg with sqg -p command
I am not familiar with that integrated feature of sbopkg.
Gui interface for sbopkg:
The author information on sobpkg_gui:
Howto install sbopkg_gui on porteus 5.0