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Re: apt-* notify for new packages ?



On 10 Mar 2003 08:13:52 -0600
Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 07:18, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 04:50, Konstantin Kostadinov wrote:
> > > Hi 
> > > Is anyone knows is there are some scripts,binary that can notify for new 
> > > packages.
> > > 
> > > Now I'm use apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade -u -d crontab entry but it is 
> > > not very useful
> > 
> > Recently, I asked a question regarding how to know which distro (stable,
> > testing, unstable) each of my packages comes from.
> > 
> > The answer to that (package apt-show-versions) plus grep is the answer
> > to your question.
> > 
> > After you install apt-show-versions:
> > # apt-get update
> > # apt-show-versions |grep upgradeable|sort
> 
> After reading Tim's reply, I should note that apt-show-versions + grep
> will only tell you if there are new versions of pkgs you currently have
> installed.

tanx
that's the thing i'm looking for.



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