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Which program shows info about virtual packages --- apt-cache no good. (was ... Re: Re : adobe flash player in iceweasel does not work anymore in jessie)

On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 02:16:09PM -0700, Jimmy Johnson wrote:

[BIG snip]

> Installing 'flashplayer-mozilla' that is in Debian main will solve the flash
> problem.

# apt-cache show flashplayer-mozilla
N: Can't select versions from package 'flashplayer-mozilla' as it is purely virtual
N: No packages found

I tried this from the man page:

apt-cache show --all-names flashplayer-mozilla

but got this as output:
E: Command line option --all-names is not understood

seems like the man page is out of sync. 

Is there another way of seeing the info about flashplayer-mozilla?

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