APT Officially Released

The latest version of the Advanced Package Tool can be downloaded from Softpedia

APT (Advanced Package Tool), a set of core tools inside Debian that makes it possible to install, remove and keep applications up to date, is now at version

Highlights of APT

• A confusing non-breaking space has been dropped;

• Plural forms in German, French, Japanese and Portuguese translations have been fixed;

• The permissions of /var/log/apt/term.log have been changed to 0640;

• The package-pointer array memory leak in ResolveByKeepInternal() has been fixed;

• pkgProblemResolver now calls MarkDelete without the FromUser set so that it can't overrule the holds and the protection flag.

A complete list of changes and updates can be found in the official announcement.

Download APT (Advanced Package Tool) right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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