This can downgrade a package and render dependent software inoperable, so the user must be careful.
apt uses location configuration file () to locate the desired packages, which might be available on the network or a removable storage medium, for example, and retrieve them, and also obtain information about available (but not installed) packages.
The Deity name was abandoned as the official name for the project due to concerns over the religious nature of the name.
The APT name was eventually decided after considerable internal and public discussion.
The user indicates one or more packages to be installed.
Each package name is phrased as just the name portion of the package, not a fully qualified filename (for instance, in a Debian system, libc6 would be the argument provided, not ).