Re: apt-get listing?
--- Michael Z Daryabeygi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> does apt-cache show packages available from your sources list or
> packages that have been downloaded?
They show both.
If you want a quickish way of determining if a package is installed
(there's lots of ways one can do this), you can do:
$ apt-cache policy <pkgname> | grep Installed
$ apt-cache policy fvwm | grep Installed
$ apt-cache policy kde | grep Installed
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