APT (Advanced Package Tool) Is Available for Testing

The latest version of APT 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

Advanced Package Tool has been launched back in 1998, and 15 years later it's almost at version 1.0. Yet another development version has been made available for download.

Highlights of APT

• 100 char long paths are no longer truncated in tar extraction;

• FileFd::Eof() is no longer trusted in pkgTagFile::Fill();

• The invalid "-f" option has been removed for apt-get check;

• Various other fixes have been implemented.

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 development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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