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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Mastering dpkg

Debian GNU/Linux package manager is very cozy tool to manage applications on your system.
Here are the tips of useful commands of "dpkg".

// Search the package
$dpkg -l 'firefox*'
//Search installed package
$dpkg -l | grep firerox
//List up the files install by the package
$dpkg -L firefox
//Search the package from the specific file
$dpkg -S mozilla-firefox.png
//Aquire the complete information of the package
$dpkg -s firefox
Those commands are often needed but often forgotten...

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