This one time, at band camp, Marcel Fehr said: > hi there > > How do I search for a explicied pattern within all my installed > packages? > > for e.g if I want to look which package owns the command cu, a "dpkg > -S cu" will list all package where's a pattern starting with cu (cups, > custom, ... same as I would do "dpkg -S cu*"). Is there a way to > limit that? dpkg -S `which cu` > And is it possible to shapen the scope so that it looks into all > available packages on the installation medium rather into the > installed ones only? Would avoid to check > http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_contents all the times > :). apt-file update apt-file search <pattern> > thx in advanced, Marcel HTH, Steve -- Why can't you be a non-conformist like everyone else?
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