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Re: required ip package for debian

On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 12:50:22PM GMT, Darac Marjal wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 04:46:04PM +0530, Muhammad Fahad wrote:
> >    Hello 
> >     How to install ip package for debian, apt-get install is not working 
> >    kindly help me to download the ip package for debian 
> If you are looking for the "/bin/ip" program, the package you want is
> called "iproute".
> You may find it useful to also install "apt-file". You can then run
> "apt-file update" to update its database followed by "apt-file search
> ip" to list which packages have a file containing "ip" in its name.

I advise against "apt-file search ip" as it will show every single
package with "ip" in file's full path.

This is what you need to do to install the package which provides the
file in question:

% aptitude install `apt-file -l -x search \^/bin/ip\$`


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