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Re: A command line tool to serch the contents of an uninstalled deb

Regid Ichira wrote:
> Is there a command line tool that can search the contents of a deb that
> is not installed and was not downloaded?  If so, how does it do that?
> Does it basically download Contents.gz and search in it?

  $ apt-cache show apt-file

  Description: search for files within Debian packages (command-line interface)
   apt-file is a command line tool for searching files contained in
   packages for the APT packaging system. You can search in which
   package a file is included or list the contents of a package
   without installing or fetching it.


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