We’re excited to announce that we’ve backported APT 1.2.10 to Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) and Ubuntu Precise (12.04)!
This version of APT includes a new feature called
Acquire-by-hash which completely eliminates the “Hash sum mismatch” errors. You can read more about this APT feature on our blog.
Source code and packages
The source code is available in a repository on GitHub: https://github.com/computology/apt-backport.
The packages are available in a repository on packagecloud: https://packagecloud.io/computology/apt-backport.
For Ubuntu 14.04
For Ubuntu 12.04
Be sure to read the README in the package repository for full installation instructions and important tips before getting started.