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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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"
for s'more tips.
DEBIAN NEWBIE TIP #33 from Brian Potkin <email@example.com>
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
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Also see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/ ...