Install Packages on Ubuntu with Apt-fast – Normally, Ubuntu users will use “apt-get” command to install, download and update packages. But now the whole process can be done lot more faster and speedier using “apt-fast“.
Basically, all commands related to apt-fast is just exactly the same as apt-get but it works differently.
Apt-fast allows for up to 26x faster downloads because it opens multiple connections to the server or multiple servers to download from. Just like when you are downloading a torrent file or any file using download manager tool like DAP.
Download and Install Apt-fast on Ubuntu
Step 1. login to Ubuntu via command line (Windows users use Putty)
Step 2. Go to /usr/bin/ directory
Step 3. Now download the .sh file of apt-fast
Step 4. extract it using unzip command:
Step 5. Rename it as following:
mv apt-fast.sh apt-fast
Step 6. Now chmod it:
chmod +x apt-fast
Step 7. You are done. Test it using following command:
or just type :
and now you should see a bunch of options compatible wit apt-fast which are exactly the same as apt-get.
Usage of apt-fast is easy. Simply replace any command started with apt-get into apt-fast.
apt-get update –> apt-fast update
Now each time you download and install package using apt-fast, your download speed will increase 26x faster. Enjoy..
Apt-fast Download Link
Official download link of apt-fast.sh is at: