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Re: Command to find out a running package

On Wednesday 22 September 2004 08:00, Stephen Liu wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I want to find out whether a package has been
> installed on Debian.  Kindly advise what command shall
> I use equivalent to
> rpm -q package
> OR
> rpm -qa | grep package

If you know the exact package name:
dpkg -l package

If you know it has "foo" in it:
dpkg -l "*foo*"

If you know it starts with "foo":
dpkg -l "foo*"

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