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Re: 'apt-cache search' question #2

On Sat, 19 Apr 2003 12:39:07 -0400
Travis Crump <pretzalz@techhouse.org> wrote:

> Let me guess, you have 774 packages installed?   apt-cache search has 
> always additionally searched locally installed packages for me and I 
> always thought that this was a useful feature.  Though I don't know how 
> exactly it does this.

That was my thought too.

I commented out every source in sources.list and did update.

I did apt-cache search and got 606 packages.

When I did dpkg -l I got 619 packages.


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