Re: How to find a package of an uninstalled file?
On Saturday 05 of March 2005 13:32, Ali Milis wrote:
> May I know on how to find a package of an uninstalled file?
> For example, I was looking for "ppmtolss16".
> I tried "dpkg --search";
> but it was not there because "syslinux"was not installed.
> Thank you for any clue!
well... dpkg -S shows you only contents of installed packages. If you want to
see also uninstalled ones you have to use
apt-file or packages.debian.org forms.
Lech Karol Pawłaszek <ike>
"You will never see me fall from grace..." [KoRn]