Article by:Geoffrey Hunter
The Linux program
apt (Advanced Package Tool) is a collection of tools for managing Debian packages.
apt is a combination of the most widely used commands from
apt-cache. It is the recommended over
apt-get when used by humans, as it is easier to use and looks better.
apt delegates the actual installation and removal of packages to
Aborted Package Lists
You may encounter the error “aborted package lists” when trying to run pretty much any
I have been able to fix this by deleting all of the package lists in
/var/lib/apt/lists with the following command:
Then test if
apt is working properly by running
sudo apt update again.
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