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Re: Where Is the List of Installed Packages?

On Sat, 08 Jan 2011 10:22:01 -0500, Hal Vaughan wrote:


> I can simply re-install Debian with no trouble, the only issue is that I
> don't have the up-to-date list of all the packages installed on the old
> PATA drive.  I can, though, plug it in and read it as a data drive.
> So where on that drive can I find the list of installed packages?

"/var/lib/dpkg/status" should contain information on the installed 
packages, if the file is present.



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