eget

Easily install prebuilt binaries from GitHub.

TLDR

Download a prebuilt binary for the current system from a repository on GitHub

$ eget [zyedidia/micro]
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Download from a URL
$ eget [https://go.dev/dl/go1.17.5.linux-amd64.tar.gz]
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Specify the location to place the downloaded files
$ eget [zyedidia/micro] --to=[path/to/directory]
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Specify a git tag instead of using the latest version
$ eget [zyedidia/micro] --tag=[v2.0.10]
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Install the latest pre-release instead of the latest stable version
$ eget [zyedidia/micro] --pre-release
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Only download the asset, skipping extraction
$ eget [zyedidia/micro] --download-only
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Only download if there is a newer release then the currently downloaded version
$ eget [zyedidia/micro] --upgrade-only
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