Smart is a package manager (like apt or yum) that works with several backends including RPM, dpkg, and Slackware packages. Smart Package Manager is a program that has the ambitious objective of creating smart and portable algorithms for solving adequately the problem of managing software upgrading and installation.This tool works in all major distributions, and bring significant advantages over native tools currently in use (APT, APT-RPM, YUM, urpmi, etc.). Note that this project is not a magic bridge between all distributions on the planet. Instead, it is a software offering a better package management for these distributions, even when working with their own package managers packages.Using multiple simultaneously (as RPM and dpkg) is possible even if not the purpose of this software moment.This project is in beta. Please understand that bugs are expected to be discovered at this stage, and there are features that have yet to be implemented in the future to come. Even then, this project is currently being tested in a large number of machines for several months already.What 's new in this version: · many improvements.