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Old 12-27-2003, 06:14 PM   #1
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Question apt-get


just a question about apt-get iv got it to work finally and when i do apt-get update and it finishes how do i see the list ?
 
Old 12-27-2003, 06:21 PM   #2
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Assuming that you are using Debian - last I heard, the list is 8000+ programs. If you want to see a graphical representation of the available programs, type in apt-get install synaptic.

That will install the Synaptic program which is a gui frontend (and a very good one) for apt. This also holds true if you are running Red Hat or apt in any rpm based distro.
 
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Old 12-27-2003, 06:33 PM   #4
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no problem
 
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from the command line, the list can be seen using 'apt-cache search' followed by a wild card.
 
  


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