Re: some questions
> I don't seem to have too much luck with fine-tuning my Debian machine. I
> can't find xv (which I really like), compile all of the pine 4.05 dist
> (undefined references to crypt) and other little annoyances. Dselect just
> swamps me with all the packages with no way of isolating just the ones I
> want...BTW, is there a way to make dpkg show all the files it's
> installing? I get nervous when I don't know what it's doing or where it's
If you want to search for a particular package in dselect, use the `/'.
I hate to say this, but reading dselect's online help is very
If you want to know what files are installed by a package and where they
went, use `dpkg --listfiles <package-name>'. Again, `dpkg --help' and
`man dpkg' are very useful.