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Re: Confusion with Package Name

On Wed, 08 Sep 2010 14:43:28 -0400 (EDT), PRAKHAR gaur wrote:
> I am learning how to write Module and Compile the Kernel.
> http://www.linux.com/learn/linux-career-center/23685-the-kernel-newbie-corner-your-first-loadable-kernel-module
> For that I need certain packages, I know about "build-essentials", "module-init-tools".
> The author mentions  "kernel-devel"in Fedora, what is the equivalent one in Debian?
> If at any time I want to search if a package is present in Debian or not, how do I search for it?
> as eg. Software called ABCB, has Debian package name abc.deb.
> How do I get to know that ABCB is named abc.deb   ?
> BTW i am using Debian 5.0.5, with 2.6.26-2-686.

This is a user list.  You might be better off on a list such
as debian-mentors if your trying to *create* a Debian kernel
module package.
  .''`.     Stephen Powell    
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