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Re: check .deb dependency without installing?

On Monday, 4. September 2006 14:48, Hoehle, Joerg-Cyril wrote:
> Hi,
> Aptitude's highlighting of installed/not installed packages is great!
> I've downloaded a .deb, not from /etc/apt/sources.list.
> I wish to check without running dpkg --install foo.deb whether all
> dependencies for this .deb are satisfied, or whether I need to install
> more packages.
dpkg-deb -I package.deb


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