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Re: Package install history - logs etc ?

On 2018-12-03, rhkramer@gmail.com <rhkramer@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Monday, December 03, 2018 06:02:05 AM Steve Kemp wrote:
>> > Is there anywhere else I should look?
>>   Take a look at /var/log/dpkg.log* too.
> (I am not the OP.)  Is there a special tool to look at it -- I  tried less and 
> saw nothing, then cat which seemed to show binary gibberish (nothing I could 
> read).

The logs are gzipped periodically (gibberish for less).

lynx /var/log/apt

works here.

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