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Re: Only Installed Packages

On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 09:39:10PM -0600, Keith Parkansky wrote:
> Yesterday I downloaded the 11.22.04 Sarge
> Disc 1 CD image and just installed that and
> I'm seeing the same behavior - no available
> packages - only installed ones.  If I do an
> 'apt-cache search' on a given string I do
> see a lot of uninstalled packages.

dselect maintains its own databases about available packages. Try the
menue entry "Update" in the dselect menu or directly "dselect update"
from the commandline.

Regards, David
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