How to check what have installed in Debian/Ubuntu

November 21st, 2006 mysurface

To check what have install by listing all using dpkg is easy. dpkg -l To check whether a package is install also easy. dpkg -l | grep apache The command above is some how redundant, because dpkg support wild characters, doing this instead dpkg -l “apache*” By doing this, it will also list the package […]

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query using debian packaging manager

September 24th, 2006 mysurface

I am here to show you two examples of using dpkg to query package info. To know what deb package is installed, you can do this dpkg -l Usually we do this with grep, to filter only info that we are interested in, let say i want to know the packages consist of keyword gcc. […]

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