An interactive commandline interface for APT
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About

interAPTive is an interactive commandline interface for APT (Advanced Packaging Tool on Debian-based Linux distributions).

Userinterface (UI)

Version 2 (interaptive.sh)

UI

Version 1 (interaptive-classic.sh)

UI

UI

Requirements

  • apt
  • whiptail
  • curl

Implemented commands

The following commands are supported

Maintenance commands

  • apt update
  • apt upgrade
  • apt clean
  • apt autoclean
  • apt autoremove
  • apt edit-sources

Info commands

  • apt search
  • apt show
  • apt policy
  • apt changelog
  • apt depends
  • apt list --installed
  • apt list --upgradable
  • apt list --all-versions

Install commands

  • apt install
  • apt install --reinstall

Uninstall commands

  • apt remove
  • apt purge

Installation

  • Download latest version here
  • Extract the archive
  • Navigate to folder which contains this README.md

Install:

sudo make install

Uninstall:

sudo make uninstall

Launching

You can start interaptive by executing the interaptive command. An old version aka interaptive-classic can be started via the interaptive-classic command.

Updating

interAPTive comes with an selfupdate function which can be triggered from within the script.

Tested environments

interAPTive should work on all Debian-based Linux distributions. It was tested/used in the past on

  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Ubuntu 15.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04