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Re: [debian-user]: debian package list

On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 01:18:00PM -0800, Alexey Tumanov wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've read through the man pages for both apt-get and apt-cache as well as
> looked through the APT-HOWTO. None of them answered my fundamental question -
> how in the world can I list all of the packages currently installed on the
> system? Everything I've tried lists available packages for install or
> information per package. I've just recently switched from Red Hat and its RPM,
> so for those of you familiar with both, I'm looking for something like rpm -qa
> and, specifically, rpm -qa |grep somepackage. What would be the equivalent
> under Debian?

dpkg -l

chapter 5.2 in the APT-howto.


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