A blazingly fast and futuristic package manager for windows.
Using Novus, you can install packages using multiple threads, making it around 8 times faster than normal downloads.
Novus installs apps silently, in a manner such that users don't need to accept any prompts during the installation.
Novus supports non-admin installations. You don't have to go through the effort of opening a separate admin terminal.
Novus supports the installation of portable packages.
Novus is open-source, making it easier to contribute and add packages to the manifest.
All of Novus's packages are updated and monitored daily, using a fail-safe auto-updating script.
Difference from Chocolatey
Novus is significantly faster than chocolatey due to it's multithreaded nature.
Using Novus, you can install packages without having to use an admin terminal. Novus automatically elevates to an admin terminal without bypassing UAC.
Novus has a lot of other useful features. For example, Novus can easily quit and forcequit applications with just one command.
Novus is extremely easy to install.
This can be done using the official installer or via powershell.
You can install Novus using the powershell command.
First, you must set the PowerShell Execution Policy from Restricted to RemoteSigned or Unrestricted to allow local PowerShell scripts to run.
You can then run this command on your powershell window to install Novus
iwr -useb https://storage.googleapis.com/novus_bucket/api/powershell_install.ps1 | iex
The official installer for Novus can be found here.
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After downloading the installer, follow the simple installation prompts.
Visit our website for more information about Novus.
Take a look at the docs on how to get started.
ZaphodElevated - Founder And Developer Of Novus
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