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Re: Querying packages about installed files

On Thursday 08 December 2005 04:02, Jim Holland wrote:
> Hi all
> I have been very impressed with aptitude for the way that it handles the
> installation of packages.  I have recently moved from Red Hat and this is
> a vast improvement.  However I have not been able to see a simple way of
> listing what actual files have been installed, or to check whether they
> have been changed, corrupted or have incorrect permissions.  With Red Hat
> you have the following very useful options:
> 	rpm -ql [packagename] to get a list of installed files
> and
> 	rpm --verify [packagename] to check the installed files
> Are there any similar equivalents with aptitude?
> Regards
> Jim Holland
> System Administrator
> MANGO - Zimbabwe's non-profit e-mail service

dpkg -L <pkgname> will also list all files installed by that package.  
debsums, as Andrei mentioned, will verify the installed files.

Justin Guerin

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