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Re: Finding installed packages which aren't part of debian

On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 13:09:11 +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there any short way to find packages installed on a machine that
> can't be installed from our archives ?

On lenny or newer: 'aptitude search ~o'. That will search for packages 
that can't be found in _any_ repository known to apt. If instead you want 
to find non-Debian packages, try: 'aptitude search ~S~i\!~Odebian'. That 
will also work on sarge.

Sam Morris
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