The APT Package Manager Has Reached Version 1.0.3 | How To Install APT 1.0.3 On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, APT (Advanced Package Tool) has been updated yet again, reaching version 1.0.3. While APT 1.0 brought the following new features: apt list, apt search, apt show, apt update, apt install, apt remove, apt full-upgrade, app edit-sources, APT 1.0.3 brings both fixes and changes.

Among others, support for vendor specific config files has been added, an issue regarding a missue ScreenWidth check in apt.cc has been removed, the CD-ROM mount is not working properly and vendor information for BlackON has been added. For more information, see the mailing lists.

how to install APT 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Isis.

In this article I will show you how to install APT 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Isis.

Because it is available as deb package, installing APT 1.0.3 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install APT 1.0.3 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/a/apt/apt_1.0.3_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi apt_1.0.3_i386.deb

How to install APT 1.0.3 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/a/apt/apt_1.0.3_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi apt_1.0.3_amd64.deb

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