[olug] hint: debian apt, upgrade mixed software

Daniel Pfile daniel at pfile.net
Mon Jun 24 01:17:44 UTC 2002

On Sun, 2002-06-23 at 16:30, Brian Wiese wrote:
> other common commands:
> dpkg -l <pkgname>	= returns info about installed package <pkgname>
> apt-show-versions -p <pkgname>  = see what versions of the package are
> avail

I tend to use:

dpkg -L <pkgname>

alot too, it lists all the files in a package. Handy when you just don't
seem to have debian policy memorized and you need to figure out where
something got put.

-- Daniel Pfile - daniel AT pfile DAWT net


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