Introduction to APT
APT isn’t new tool for users of all Debian based mostly Linux Distribution. The APT is nothing however Advanced Packaging Tool, or APT, could be a free code interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of code on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and its variants.
APT was originally designed as a front-end for dpkg to figure with Debian’s .deb packages, however it’s since been changed to additionally work with the rate Package Manager system via APT-RPM.Also APT has well written documentation and support available on Fedora Project.
Installation of APT on Fedora 20
Step – I (Installing and Enabling Repositories)
Installing Remi Respiratory
# yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://rpms.famillecollet.com/fedora/remi-release-20.rpm
Installing RPMfusion Respiratory
# yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm # yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
Enabling Remi and RPMfusion Respiratories
# yum clean all # yum update
Step – II (Installation of APT)
# yum install apt
Step – III (Add the write permission to the file source.list in the apt directory)
# chmod u+rwx /etc/apt/sources.list
Step – IV (Add the repositories to the file sources.list)
# nano /etc/apt/sources.list
After the file is opened at the end of the line add these three line of codes:
rpm http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/4/i386 core updates freshrpms rpm http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/4/i386 tupdates rpm http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/1/i386 core updates freshrp
Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit from the nano.
That`s all now, you have installed and configured APT.You’re now ready to use the apt-get on your systems. Just Boot to the Fedora 20 and see the action of the apt-get command. Ensure that the APT is integrate perfectly with the Fedora 20 systems.Enjoy the installation and run of .deb files and software’s on your system. Any difficulties regarding the installation and configuration use the comment section below.