I have installed apt-fast in three sites, my own laptop, inside a virtual machine (Ubuntu Server 14.04) and in a remote public server (Ubuntu Server 14.04 too). Autocompletion of apt-fast works well in both servers, but it doesn't in my Ubuntu 16.04 personal OS.

What can I do to recover autocompletion, or at least, to know what is happening?


I had the same problem but none of the solutions provided work.

So, I proceeded to create the apt-fast file:

cd /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/
sudo touch apt-fast
sudo cp apt-fast /etc/bash_completion.d/
sudo chown root:root /etc/bash_completion.d/apt-fast
. /etc/bash_completion

Cheers! Oh! you must logout and login to see the effects!


I also had this issue. In my case it was the absence of /etc/bash_completion.d/apt-fast.

I referred to the Github page of the project and the Autocompletion section in README was helpful.

sudo cp completions/bash/apt-fast /etc/bash_completion.d/
sudo chown root:root /etc/bash_completion.d/apt-fast
. /etc/bash_completion

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