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Re: Need Help Config'ing a Broadcomm Wireless NIC

Celejar wrote:
On Sat, 22 Nov 2008 22:24:59 -0600
Kent West <westk@acu.edu> wrote:

Kent wrote:
 > westk@evoljasen:~$ sudo aptitude search modprobe
 > westk@evoljasen:~$

Celejar wrote:
 > $ dpkg -S modprobe

I was pleased to find this trick, but now that I'm actually trying to use it, I find it only works on packages already installed on your system; it doesn't search your repositories, which is the trick I needed.

For that you'll need apt-file, or use the web form at

Ah, "apt-file"! That was the tool I vaguely remembered using in the past (but couldn't think of in the heat of actually needing the tool). Thanks!


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