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Re: apt-file

On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 09:50:47PM +0100, ee00158@fe.up.pt wrote:
> I'm new in linux and i wan't knew how to find a package by a file that
> belong to it.

If you don't mind going to the web, http://packages.debian.org/ will
work until you get this fixed.

> i knew that is whith the apt-file, but when i do, apt-file search
> "file_name", i only see the message:
> Can't locate object method "host" via package "URI::_foreign" (perhaps you
> forgot to load "URI::_foreign"?) at /usr/bin/apt-file line 189.
> Could somebody say me what have i do?

Two questions:

  * What version of apt-file is this, so I can check exactly what the
    line number refers to?

  * Could you post the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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