bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Mon Sep 11 05:13:24 UTC 2017
On 11/09/17 14:31, steve jenkin via linux wrote:
> Really useful tool - thanks very much.
> I’ve mucked around with 'dpkg -L' and 'dpkg -S' previously. lots of work.
> Currently doing a little thing where this is exactly what I need: identifying packages for ~300 std commands.
I use dpkg -S because it is already there by default (on standard
Debian systems) and just works - apt-file needs to be installed...
on each machine you need it on... lots in my case...
>> On 9 Sep 2017, at 17:11, Stephen Hocking via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> A cursory google yielded this -
>> apt-file search /path/to/file
>> to find out what package installs a file. Although this may not hold
>> for things in your home directory.
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