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Re: Help! Update screwed my box up 'automagically'!

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 08:20:58PM +0100, Martin Waller <martinej.waller@ntlworld.com> was heard to say:
> "Any reason you were doing this through dselect rather than apt-get or 
> aptitude?"
> How do I get a list of packages installed/availbale through the apt 
> interface? If I can I will happily move on from dselect which I know and is 
> easy to use and anyway uses uses apt sources. Again, down to cutting teeth 
> on older verisons of debian...

  aptitude is an apt interface that gives you a list of packages in a
curses interface -- not the same as dselect, but vaguely similar.


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