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Linux.com: InstallJammer, A Self-Executing Installer for Linux

Feb 23, 2007, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stibane)

"In the crowded Linux packaging landscape, it would be easy to overlook Damon Courtney's InstallJammer. However, InstallJammer, which provides self-executing installers for Linux and other operating systems is well worth a look. Version 1.1 was released recently with a number of new features, including support for RPM and Debian package databases, console-based installs, new platforms, and much more.

"InstallJammer is written in Tcl/Tk. It sports a full blown GUI with numerous features to build a self executing installer for software. The resulting installers include the compressed program files, plus a 1MB to 2MB binary on top (all in one executable file) which holds the wizard dialogs and the Tcl interpreter..."

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