Advanced Packaging Tool

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Advanced Packaging Tool
Developer(s)The Debian Project
Initial release31 March 1998; 26 years ago (1998-03-31)[1]
Stable release
2.9.3[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 14 May 2024; 5 days ago (14 May 2024)
Written inC++,[3] shell script,[3] Extensible Markup Language,[3] CMake,[3] C,[3] Perl[3] Edit this on Wikidata
Operating systemCross-platform
PlatformDebian and its derivatives
TypePackage management system
LicenseGNU General Public License
Synaptic Package Manager is one of the frontends available for APT

The Advanced packaging tool, or APT, is a user interface that works with core libraries to handle the sometimes difficult job of installing software on Linux.

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  1. "Initial release". apt package changelog. The Debian project. 31 March 1998. Retrieved 18 December 2021.
  2. "2.9.3". GitLab. 14 May 2024. Retrieved 18 May 2024.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "The apt - Advanced Package Tool Open Source Project on Open Hub: Languages Page". Open Hub. Retrieved 2 May 2024.