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Re: APT-GET UPGRADE VS DIST-UPGRADE



On (16/04/05 07:43), Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> James Vahn wrote:
> 
> >Leonard wrote:
> >
> > 
> >
> >>Thanks James Vahn, for your reply.  I'm not sure what's the difference
> >>between KDE and kde, meta package.
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >KDE = K Desktop Environment  (huge thing)
> >kde = dummy meta-package     (tiny little nothing)
> >
> >Meta-packages have dependancies. In fact, those dependancies can be more
> >meta-packages. Like "kdeaddons", for example. It is those secondary
> >meta-packages that actually install KDE through dependancies of their
> >own.
> >
> >Let's list the files in the kde package:
> >user:~$ dlocate -L kde
> >       /.
> >       /usr
> >       /usr/share
> >       /usr/share/doc
> >       /usr/share/doc/kde
> >       /usr/share/doc/kde/README.Debian
> >       /usr/share/doc/kde/copyright
> >       /usr/share/doc/kde/changelog.gz
> >
> >That's it, not much there, :-)
> >
> >
> >
> > 
> >
> Thanks for the info to enlighten a newbie.  However, I don't seem to 
> have the command dlocate.
> I use bash all the time and have not attempted the others availabe.  
> What terminal command system
Hi Len

It's a typo ;) 'locate' is the command.  you may need to 'updatedb'
before running locate.  The database gets updated daily on a cronjob.
Any new files added since the last update won't show.

Regards

Clive

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