Re: Aptitude/apt search question
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Bob Cox wrote:
> I may be missing the blindingly obvious, so apologies if so.
> I wanted to run the 'ip' command and found it wasn't installed on the
> particular box I was using. As it was installed on another machine I
> was able to:
> bob@trantor:~$ which ip
> bob@trantor:~$ dpkg -S ip | grep '/bin/ip$'
> iproute: /bin/ip
> So I knew I needed the 'iproute' package. Problem solved.
> However, if I hadn't had it installed on that other machine, how could I
> have discovered which package I needed *without* using the excellent
> package search facility at
> http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_contents - is this sort of
> search possible with aptitude and/or apt-cache etc?
Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF
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