Peter Cordes wrote:
Anyway, now that I've got it installed on my IA32 box (it's got broken deps on powerpc :(, it doesn't seem to ever show anything about recommended or suggested packages, though. I like how dselect lets you see the raw package info if you want to. I read the man page and the online help but didn't see anything about it.
Have you tried "apt-cache show <pkgname>"? eg. "apt-cache show apt" or "apt-cache showpkg apt" Brendan Simon.