[Aptitude] Is it possible to check which package automatically install packageA?
Suppose when I do a 'aptitude search packagesA', the following line is returned:
i A packageA - packageA description.
As shown above, packageA is automatically installed by another package. Is there a way to check with aptitude what is the package that install packageA automatically?
apt-cache showpkg packageA
then check the reverse dependencies.
Last time I discovered a nice thing of apt-cache also:
Example for package fastlink
display is from imagemagick
Take care if you do it on an important package, your cpu will fry :)
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