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How to enable fancy progress bar for apt

📅 2014-May-20 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ apt, apt-get, color, progressbar ⬩ 📚 Archive

apt is a new tool that has been introduced to take over the functionality of apt-get and apt-cache. It has fancy and colorful progress bars that can be enabled using this:

$ sudo -s
$ echo 'Dpkg::Progress-Fancy "1";' > /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99progressbar
$ exit

Tried with: Ubuntu 14.04