apt - commandline package manager

Distribution: Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)
Repository: Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package name: apt
Package version: 1.4.6~17.04.1
Package release:
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 3.46 KB
Download size: 1.05 MB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
This package provides commandline tools for searching and managing as well as querying information about packages as a low-level access to all features of the libapt-pkg library. These include: * apt-get for retrieval of packages and information about them from authenticated sources and for installation, upgrade and removal of packages together with their dependencies * apt-cache for querying available information about installed as well as installable packages * apt-cdrom to use removable media as a source for packages * apt-config as an interface to the configuration settings * apt-key as an interface to manage authentication keys



  • apt-utils << 1.3~exp2~


    Source package: apt

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install apt deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install apt


    2017-06-01 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.6~17.04.1) zesty; urgency=medium * apt.systemd.daily: Do not pass -d to unattended-upgrade for the download job. This actually enables debugging. Instead check if unattended-upgrade supports an option --download-only (which is yet to be implemented) and use that (Closes: #863859)

    2017-05-31 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.5) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix parsing of or groups in build-deps with ignored packages (LP: #1694697)

    2017-05-16 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.4) unstable; urgency=medium [ Alan Jenkins ] * apt.systemd.daily: fix error from locking code (Closes: #862567)

    2017-05-11 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.3) unstable; urgency=medium [ Julian Andres Klode ] * Do not try to (re)start timers outside 'apt' package (Closes: #862001) [ Miroslav Kure ] * Updated Czech translation of apt (Closes: #861943)

    2017-05-04 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.2) unstable; urgency=medium [ Julian Andres Klode ] * Run unattended-upgrade -d in download part * apt.systemd.daily: Add locking * Split apt-daily timer into two (LP: #1686470) [ Matt Kraai ] * bash-completion: Fix spelling of autoclean (Closes: #861846)

    2017-04-24 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4.1) unstable; urgency=medium [ Julian Andres Klode ] * systemd: Rework timing and add After=network-online (LP: #1615482) * debian/rules: Actually invoke dh_clean in override_dh_clean [ Unit 193 ] * apt-ftparchive: Support '.ddeb' dbgsym packages

    2017-04-01 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4) unstable; urgency=medium * The April Fools' Release [ Julian Andres Klode ] * Ignore \.ucf-[a-z]+$ like we do for \.dpkg-[a-z]+$ * Fix mistake in CHANGEPATH comment example [ Chris Lamb ] * auto-removal: Ignore running kernel if attempting a reproducible build (Closes: #857632) [ Joe Dalton ] * Danish program translation update (Closes: #856723) [ David Kalnischkies ] * Fix and avoid quoting in CommandLine::AsString (LP: #1672710) * Ignore AutomaticRemove conffile option in upgrade (Closes: #855891)

    2017-02-22 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4~rc2) unstable; urgency=medium [ David Kalnischkies ] * add Auto-Built-Package to tagfile-order * don't test with "too early for 32bit" years [ Julian Andres Klode ] * Do not lowercase package names representing .dsc/.deb/... files (Closes: #854794) * shippable: Perform CI on Debian stretch instead of Ubuntu xenial * Don't use -1 fd and AT_SYMLINK_NOFOLLOW for faccessat() Thanks to James Clarke for debugging these issues * CMake: Install statvfs.h to include/sys, not just include/ * debian: Generate debian/copyright during clean

    2017-02-06 - Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org> apt (1.4~rc1) unstable; urgency=medium [ David Kalnischkies ] * don't show update stats if cache generation is disabled * don't lock dpkg in 'apt-get clean' * don't lock dpkg in update commands * avoid validate/delete/load race in cache generation * fix 'install --no-download' mode * remove 'old' FAILED files in the next acquire call (Closes: 846476) * stop rred from leaking debug messages on recovered errors (Closes: #850759) * make the moo reproducible. Thanks to Chris Lamb for initial patch and guru meditation (Closes: #848721) * update release mappings in documentation * avoid malloc if option whitelist is disabled (default) [ Julian Andres Klode ] * basehttp: Only read Content-Range on 416 and 206 responses (LP: #1657567) * test suite: Do not exit 0 in trap for QUIT * Only merge acquire items with the same meta key (Closes: #838441) [ Zhou Mo ] * po: update Simplified Chinese program translation [ Jean-Pierre Giraud ] * French manpages translation update (Closes: 852460) [ victory ] * Japanese manpages & program translation update [ Frans Spiesschaert ] * Dutch program translation update (Closes: #853761) * Dutch manpage translation update (Closes: #853762)