Package apt-utils

Package management related utility programs

https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/apt

This package contains some less used commandline utilities related
to package management with APT.

  * apt-extracttemplates is used by debconf to prompt for configuration
    questions before installation.
  * apt-ftparchive is used to create Packages and other index files
    needed to publish an archive of Debian packages
  * apt-sortpkgs is a Packages/Sources file normalizer.

See also: apt.

General Commands
Command Description
apt-extracttemplates Utility to extract debconf config and templates from Debian packages
apt-ftparchive Utility to generate index files
apt-sortpkgs Utility to sort package index files