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How to use GNU Stow to manage programs installed from source and dotfiles

Oct 10, 2017, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Sometimes we have to install programs from source: maybe they are not available through standard channels, or maybe we want a specific version of a software. GNU stow is a very nice symlinks factory program which helps us a lot by keeping files organized in a very clean and easy to maintain way.

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