Re: Listing only the package names with dpkg?
will trillich <email@example.com> wrote on 03/10/2000 (20:12) :
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 02:53:00PM +0200, Preben Randhol wrote:
> > Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 03/10/2000 (14:49) :
> > > Preben Randhol <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > >I'm trying to list out all the packages I have installed on my system.
> > > >I can do a dpkg -l, but I only want the package names not the rest, as
> > > >I'm going to use the package names.
> > >
> > > dpkg --get-selections | cut -f1
> > Ah thanks that was what I was looking for.
> > dpkg --get-selections | grep "install" | cut -f1
> careful -- that'll also show "deinstall" items:
> % dpkg --get-selections | grep "deinstall"
oops, yes thanks:
dpkg --get-selections | grep -v "deinstall" | cut -f1
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