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APT 1.2.10 backport for Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) and Ubuntu Precise (12.04)

Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Source code and packages
  3. Installation
    1. For Ubuntu 14.04 trusty:
    2. For Ubuntu 12.04 precise:

Summary

We’re excited to announce that we’ve backported APT 1.2.10 to Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) and Ubuntu Precise (12.04)!

This version of APT includes a new feature called Acquire-by-hash which completely eliminates the “Hash sum mismatch” errors. You can read more about this APT feature on our blog.

Source code and packages

The source code is available in a repository on GitHub: https://github.com/computology/apt-backport.

The packages are available in a repository on packagecloud: https://packagecloud.io/computology/apt-backport.

 

Installation

For Ubuntu 14.04 trusty:

> curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/computology/apt-backport/script.deb.sh | sudo bash
> sudo apt-get install apt=1.2.10

 

For Ubuntu 12.04 precise:

> curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/computology/apt-backport/script.deb.sh | sudo bash
> sudo apt-get install apt=1.2.10

Be sure to read the README in the package repository for full installation instructions and important tips before getting started.

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