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Re: how to find a package that provides ____._____

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 06:55:22PM -0700, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> If you didn't already know the answer, you could try:
> apt-cache search libXt
> Of course, libXt can be substituted by any other string.
> rich <rehartma@artsci.wustl.edu> writes:
> > Howdy all,
> > 
> > I need libXt.so.6 and libX11.so.6 to run Wordperfect.... how do I find
> > out which .deb package provides these?

also "dpkg -S partial/path/here"

see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/system/apt-get-intro.html
for s'more tips.

DEBIAN NEWBIE TIP #33 from Brian Potkin <brian@copernicus.demon.co.uk> 
Looking for some good DPKG AND APT TIPS?
You'll find a very good introduction at
It is, of course, based on the man pages for apt-get and
dpkg so you will want to read them as well.

Also see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/ ...

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