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Re: show all Suggests packages not installed

On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 05:38:20PM +0100, Carlos Sousa wrote:
> On Sun, 11 May 2003 05:14:21 +0800 Dan Jacobson wrote:
> > For all (1000+) packages that I have installed:
> >     Show me all the Recommends and Suggests packages (that I don't have installed)
> >     in one concise list.
> apt-get install grep-dctrl
> man grep-dctrl

I am not sure how this could be used to solve the problem.

You could use:

grep-status -F 'Package' -sPackage,Recommends .

For instance, but suppose I only want to list Recommends that are for
packages that are not installed?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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