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The `Apturl` and `aptlinex` packages used to allow installing packages by clicking on URIs with the `apt://` protocol in web pages. These packages have been long removed from Debian. The DebianPackage:gnome-software package allows looking up package names by clicking on URIs with the `apt://` protocol in web pages.
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 * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptURL|AptURL - Ubuntu Wiki]]  * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptURL|AptURL - Ubuntu Help Wiki]]
 * [[UbuntuWiki:AptUrl|AptURL - Ubuntu Help Wiki]]
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 * There are requests for [[https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?56888|Synaptic]] and [[DebianBug:940214|KDE Discover]] to support `apt://` URLs
 * The [[https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=apturl|apturl]] and DebianPts:aptlinex packages allowed installing packages using `apt://` but these packages are not available from Debian.
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CategorySoftware | CategoryLegacy | CategoryPackageManagement

ToDo: add information about modern implementations of apt URLs (gnome-software for eg)
CategorySoftware | CategoryPackageManagement

The gnome-software package allows looking up package names by clicking on URIs with the apt:// protocol in web pages.


CategorySoftware | CategoryPackageManagement