Re: Increasing the verbosity of "apt-get"
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 07:15:02PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> I wonder if it is possible to increase the verbosity of "apt-get" console
> For example, in my perpetual "testing" machine, I use this one-liner to
> update the system:
> apt-get update && apt-get -V dist-upgrade
> But sometimes I get new packages to be installed (mostly due to
> dependencies coming from another packages) and I would like to know more
> information about the source (what package requirement pulls the
> installation of the new package, from what repo is the package to be
> installed coming, etc...).
As for using apt-get, you may think about using "-s" first. "apt-cache
policy ..." may be your friend.
For such interactive package relationship browsing etc, aptitude does