Entering the wrong PPA in the Ubuntu Terminal window results in a 404 Not Found error. This error can slow down apt-get updates and seems quite irritating. Fix404 PPA is a script which disables such PPAs which cause the 404 Not Found error. It provides the convenience of not having to manually disable defective or incorrect PPAs from Ubuntu Software Sources. Fix 404 PPAs checks for 404 messages from PPAs Continue Reading →
Apt Fast is a shell script created by Matt Parnell, which increases the speed of apt-get downloads. It uses the Axel application to accelerate the speed of HTTP/FTP downloads by using multiple sources for a single file. After installation, apt-fast can be used instead of apt-get in Ubuntu Linux, in order to speed up downloads.
Apt commands are an important way of obtaining software from the Terminal via command lines used in Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu and Debian. Apt URLs are installer packages, which use a protocol handler to read a set of files to be installed. Apt-Linker is a Chrome extension that transforms “apt-get install” commands on the web into URL links for online guides and tutorials. Hence, clicking on any “apt-get Continue Reading →