Lance Simmons wrote:
* Michael Bona <firstname.lastname@example.org> [031020 17:18]:Try apt-cache search epiphany (or whatever). Shows all packages withepiphany in the name."apt-cache search <keyword>" also shows all packages with <keyword> in in the brief description and in the complete description. "apt-cache search browser", for example, returns over 300 results, whereas "apt-cache search browser | grep browser" returns 70 results. Over 300 packages mention "browser" somewhere in the description, and 70 packages include "browser" in the short description.
What you probably want is 'apt-cache pkgnames <keyword>', which returns packages that have a name starting with <keyword>. $ apt-cache pkgnames browser browser-history -Roberto
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