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Re: script to list installed packages

On 2004-01-29, Pedro M. penned:
> Einstein9112@yahoo.com wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I know that somewhere there is a command to list all installed
>> packages (I even remember using it way back when...), but I can't
>> seem to find it.  I've looked at the various apt utility man pages
>> and have not found anything, even for apt-cache.  I'm trying to write
>> a script to run the command daily (with cron), and dump the list to a
>> file. This should be a useful tool to keep track of package installs
>> and removals. Just by running diff on two files, one can tell what
>> got install/removed/upgraded that day.
>> Thanks, PaulNM
> Good work, This is interesting to include in Debian .
> It's a necessary and userfriendly tool.

Agreed -- I'd love to have something like this.


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