Re: Synaptic. Can't find where it saves history
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 20:25:54 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Monday 01 December 2008 19:21, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Mon,01.Dec.08, 18:09:06, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > > Hi Folks.
> > >
> > > Does anyone know where Synaptic saves it's history? I can view the
> > > history of packages installed, or uninstalled when Synaptic is open, but
> > > where exactly is this history saved on the machine.
> > >
> > > Looking at the installed files for Synaptic, when Synaptic is open,
> > > nothing stands out. There's a whole bunch of glade stuff,
> > > and /usr/share/synaptic/glade/window_logview.glade, appears to be the
> > > window displayed when accessing the history in Synaptic, but no comments
> > > as to where the history displayed in this window is actually located.
> > >
> > > Any suggestions as to where to look, commands to try, etc.
> > Such stuff is usually stored in /var
> > Regards,
> > Andrei
> Hi Andrei
> Yes I know, but there is zilch in /var for Synaptics history. I mean, it must
> be somewhere on the harddrive.
Did you try something like
lsof -p $(pidof synaptic)
already (while synaptics is active and displaying the history)?
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