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Re: apt-cache and search



My apt cache is stored in /var/cache/apt/archives so you could simply do the
following:

%> ls /var/cache/apt/archives | grep searchstring

Leonard Leblanc,
Webmaster / Intranet Administrator
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Rajesh Fowkar" <rfowkar@goatelecom.com>
To: "Debian User Mailing List" <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 1:15 PM
Subject: apt-cache and search


> Hi,
>
> If I do apt-cache search <keyword> I get listing of packages available in
> apt cache. Suppose I want a filename search not package how this can be
done.
> I want to find if the file I need is present in any of the packages in
apt-cache.
>
> How this can be done ?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Regards
>
>
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