Package apt

Debian's Advanced Packaging Tool with RPM support

http://apt-rpm.org/

APT-RPM is a port of Debian's apt tools for RPM based distributions.
It provides the apt-get utility that provides a simple, safe way to
install and upgrade packages. APT features complete installation
ordering, multiple source capability and several other useful
features.

File Formats (Section 5)
apt.conf
apt.conf is the main configuration file for the APT suite of tools, all tools make use of the configuration file and a common command-line parser to provide a...
apt_preferences
The APT preferences file /etc/apt/preferences can be used to control which versions of packages will be selected for installation. Several versions of a package...
sources.list
The package resource list is used to locate archives of the package distribution system in use on the system. This control file is located in...
vendors.list
The package vendor list contains a list of all vendors from whom you wish to authenticate downloaded packages. For each vendor listed, it must contain the...
System Administration (Section 8)
apt
APT is a management system for software packages. Originally written for Debian and the deb package format, APT was ported and became APT-RPM to manage the...
apt-cache
apt-cache performs a variety of operations on APT's package cache. apt-cache does not manipulate the state of the system but does provide operations to search...
apt-cdrom
apt-cdrom is used to add a new CDROM to APT's list of available sources. apt-cdrom takes care of determining the structure of the disc as well as correcting for...
apt-config
apt-config is an internal program used by various portions of the APT suite to provide consistent configurability. It accesses the main configuration file...
apt-get
apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages, and may be considered the user's "back-end" to other tools using the APT library. Several "front-end"...