Whacky idea.... all distributions symlink /usr/bin/pkg to {yum,dnf,apt,pacman,zypper,&c}

Then when we talk about installing something, we can just say "Install foo with pkg" or "Type ``sudo pkg install foo''" and nobody gets confused because errybody knows that pkg works one way on Fedora but another way on Ubuntu.

See also {n,g}awk, {e,f}grep, {bsd,g}sed, and others I can't think of right now.


You could pull this off with a little script to provide a common interface and name to the package manager. Hmm... I like this idea but there's a lot of moving parts here.

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