apturl – Install package with the apt protocol

Posted on in Categories Howto, Linux, Linux desktop, Ubuntu Linux last updated April 7, 2008

apturl lets you install packages using a apt:pkgname like synatx. For example, install php5 package by visiting url. You should see prompt as follows:
apturl

You can install apturl under Ubuntu Linux by entering following command:
$ sudo apt-get install apturl

=> apturl package project home page. (found via Linux Hack3r)

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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