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Re: aptitude view filter

On Mi, 10 dec 14, 00:56:02, George Shuklin wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm trying to view only installed and not 'A'uto packages. I limit view in
> aptititude to ~i&(!~A).
> It shows empty list. Why?

Short answer: you want '~i!~M' (you don't need the quotes in interactive 

Long answer:

1. '&' doesn't have any special meaning in this case, so you're looking 
for installed packages that contain '&' in the name :)

2. ~A is the short version of ?archive (e.g. "unstable"), not 

You might want to read the aptitude reference manual, section "Search 
patterns". See the package aptitude-doc-en.

Kind regards,
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