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Re: which pkg contains that file

Mark Janssen <maniac@maniac.nl> writes:

> On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 10:18, Dayalan Manohar wrote:
> > Hi,
> > How does one find out which package contains a particular file/command 
> > so that it can then be installed using apt-get ?I want to install pico but
> > "apt-get install pico" does not seem to work.
> > Thanks,
> > Dayalan
> AFAIK pico isn't packaged, since it is not DFSG free software.
> Apt-cache search <something>
> will usually find what you need.
> Pico might be found in the pine(4)-src package.

It's no longer it a package called 'pine4-src'; it's in a package
called 'pine' which has no binary packages, just a source package.
So, use 'apt-get source pine'...  Or just use nano as others have
pointed out.

Brian Nelson <nelson@bignachos.com>

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