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Re: [CONTRIB] apt-search

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 05:13:47PM -0800, Kevin A. Burton wrote:
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> Hey.
> After getting sick of having to have a browser around to hit
> packages.debian.org, I wrote a python script that handle it for me.
> This way you can do an 'apt-search bash' and see what packages are available.

If you run apt-get update, 

apt-cache search bash

is rather more powerful, since it searches the contents of the description field.


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