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Re: is the jessie/stretch aptitude broken?

On Friday 02 February 2018 22:54:01 Paul Wise wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 10:31 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > that will take building an RT kernel
> Debian already has RT Linux kernels, but unfortunately only for
> amd64/x86.
> > I didn't find "build-essential" in aptitude, so thats an RSN install
> > too.
> If you want the aptitude interface, but already know what you want and
> don't want to manually browse for it, use the visual preview option:
> aptitude --visual-preview install build-essential
> Also, you can search through automatically packages with the / key.
> The search is based on regexes on filenames as well as having options
> for searching on other attributes of packages.
> aptitude search '?source-package(glibc)'
> https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/aptitude/ch02s04.en.html

Thank you a lot, this is not well described in the man page. Bookmarked 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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