[lug] debian

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Thu Sep 18 15:48:18 MDT 2003

> > Also, where can I find the dpkg equivalents of 
> > 
> > rpm -qa
> > rpm -qi
> > rpm -ql

rpm -qa gives a list by package name of all packages installed.

rpm -qi <package> give info about the package
rpm -ql <package> gives a listing of the files in a a package.

the other one I forgot was

rpm -qf /path/to/file

which gives the name of the package that owns that file

> I can't help with direct correlations, but dpkg isn't
> obscure.  My most common used:
> dpkg --listfiles
> dpkg --list
> dpkg --status
> dpkg --search
> dpkg is your friend, apt is the tool that manages dpkg.
> --David
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