Re: Finding files in UNINSTALLED packages
Hi Daniel, You wrote:
Daniel> How do you find which package contains a file you need to
Daniel> The dpkg manual page says that "dpkg -S" searches installed
Daniel> packages. That has its uses--but it's useless for finding
Daniel> which package you need to install to get a specific file.
Daniel> Is there a convenient/standard way to search uninstalled
Daniel> packages (.deb files) for file names?
Daniel> Also, is there a way to search on the description text of
Daniel> Thanks, Daniel
The file Contents.gz is probably what you are looking for, it is
in the Debian archive in the stable or unstable directories if i am
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