Re: Hesitating to take the plunge in Debian
Ethan Benson writes:
> dpkg -S whateverfileorpath
> and if that does not work debian has two search engines for the
> entire archive one for packages/descriptions, the other for
> individual files. I think there is a userspace utility that does
> this so you don't have to use bloatscape too, i have not gotten
> around to looking at that yet.
you're thinking of the great:
apt-cache search <filename>
it will tell you what package contains a particular file.