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What is the difference between the command line
sudo apt-get update and the command line
sudo apt update?
Although I've been using only Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distros in the last several years, I still consider myself an entry-level user when it comes about command lines and Terminal-related stuff. I mention this aspect because I need a novice-friendly explanation.
A bit of background info: on a regular basis I run the commands
sudo apt-get update and
sudo apt-get upgrade in my Terminal. And I also know that it is recommended to do so before installing any app, in order to avoid any errors.
But today I have decided to install snapd on my Ubuntu 14.04 system, and I noticed that, on their webpage there are mentioned these two lines:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
And this is why I am puzzled. (By the way, these lines work fine in my case.)