What is Slackware?
Slackware is a free distribution of Linux. It features a wide range of technology from printing to networking to services, and thanks to its advanced package management system, it’s incredibly easy to install and remove software to match your computer system's needs. Supporting this distribution is very easy, since it is backed up by a large community of developers and users.
What is Nexus?
The Nexus repository is a repository that facilitates the discovery, access and installation of public artifacts. It supports open source dependencies and references them in Maven-compatible package declarations. The most common use is to resolve a target dependency by hashing a file with a specified MD5 sum and using Nexus to look up the artifact in its local cache or available repositories . It is also possible to combine Maven (and other) metadata with an artifact before publication.
Nexus alternatives for Slackware
If you’re looking for Nexus alternatives for Slackware, you could look into packagecloud as a method to handle all of your package management. This means that you won’t need a handful of package managers for Nexus or distributors for Slackware to get the packages you need. Packagecloud can manage all of your packages in one place so you always know they’re secure and accessible.