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Re: Fixing file system privileges

Peter Cordes <peter@llama.nslug.ns.ca> wrote:
> dpkg --get-selections | grep '[^A-Za-z]install$' | cut -f1
> should work.
>  This time for sure :)

How about matching what you really want instead of guessing with grep:
The second field is exactly "install".

And how about doing it all with one command invocation (Don't waste

dpkg --get-selections | awk '$2 == "install" { print $1 }'

And I don't even know awk. ;)
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