[clug] Matching a pkg to a file without packages.debian.org

Anthony David adavid at adavid.com.au
Sun Nov 23 11:23:45 EST 2003

On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 10:54:30AM +1100, Anthony David wrote:
> Greetings
> Trying to find the package that rythmbox comes in (son's remote
> support problem) so it can be removed. It uses something called
> gnome-ripper which is causing all sorts of system lock ups.
> http://packages.debian.org is not reachable - does anyone know of 
> an alternate way to track this rogue program down so it can be removed
> at its root.
> At worst, a dpkg -L of the offending package would help.
> advTHANKSance 

Replying to my own post....

Judicious use of ^R in bash found the offending apt-get command.

sound-juicer is the offending package.

For future reference, the question regarding finding files is packages
that aren't installed still stands.

Anthony David

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