On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 10:40:22PM +0200, John Smith wrote: > On Sun, 19 Jun 2005 13:01:14 +0100 > Arthur B Olsen <email@example.com> wrote: > > > Just installed debian 3.1 and i have a strange problem. I've had it once before, but it dissapeared by it self. > > Or maby i fixed it without knowing what i was doing. > > > > A dpkg -l shows only a list of installed packages. But i can use apt-get install package, when i know what the package is called. > > Then it shows up in dpkg -l. > > > > Does anyone know why this is so? > > > > arthur > > > > > > -- > > To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org > > with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > Hi Arthur, > > run 'dselect update' after each 'apt-get update/upgrade/install' > to update dpkg's information. Hi users of debian, I found a new script that syncs dpkg and apt's 'available' database (finally). It is called 'sync-available' from the 'grep-dctrl' package. Cheers, Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
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