Are these apt commands identical to their apt-get counterparts / namesakes?

  • apt clean
    apt-get clean

  • apt autoclean
    apt-get autoclean

  • apt autoremove
    apt-get autoremove

They do appear to be. Just wanting to confirm.


From man apt:

DIFFERENCES TO APT-GET(8) The apt command is meant to be pleasant for end users and does not need to be backward compatible like apt-get(8). Therefore some options are different:

   ·   The option DPkgPM::Progress-Fancy is enabled.

   ·   The option APT::Color is enabled.

   ·   A new list command is available similar to dpkg --list.

   ·   The option upgrade has --with-new-pkgs enabled by default.

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