Johnny Morano wrote: > hey all > > i know this is prolly the wrong mailinglist, but since i'm using my laptop > now, which has debian installed, i'd better post it here than to waste my > time trying to figure out what mailinglist to send it to (i have a life you > know...) > > so, the thing i'm trying to do is something like the `rpm -qf <filename>` in > debian, so i can find out to what package this <filename> belongs. and no, > it's not in the manpage...of dpkg i mean. Sure it is. Here's the snip from man dpkg: dpkg -S | --search filename-search-pattern ... Search for a filename from installed packages. All standard shell wildchars can be used in the pat tern. -- Mike Werner KA8YSD | He that is slow to believe anything and | everything is of great understanding, '91 GS500E | for belief in one false principle is the Morgantown WV | beginning of all unwisdom.
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