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Re: 'apt-cache search' question #2

On Sat, 2003-04-19 at 18:08, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> 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.

yes, but some of the packages that dpkg -l returns are not installed -
check the second column for ones that do not say ii



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