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Re: newbie package question

Thomas Adam wrote:

On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 04:37:07PM -0400, Tong wrote:
I vaguely remember that apt-get has the ability to report version
numbers by reading its man page, but I can be quite wrong...

COLUMNS=200 dpkg -l | awk '/^ii/ {print $3}'

dpkg --status
If the package isn't installed:
dpkg --info *libc*deb



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