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Old 02-11-2010, 10:37 AM   #1
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Question Synaptic search options - more choices


I have noticed when using Synaptic the user can point the search function to "Look In" description && name, dependencies, version etc.

Can I search through a particular Section?

E.g. I want to filter out all results from all sections except System Administration...

P.S. searching LQ reveals the nearest newest post, that may have never been resolved...
Old 02-13-2010, 12:55 AM   #2
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Well that's a tough one for sure.
I would tend to look towards the Debian packages site first and see what the links produce.
Under "View package lists" I would probably View the packages in the stable distribution and filter from there to further refine my search query.
I guess...I would look beyond synaptic.

Last edited by Brains; 02-13-2010 at 12:59 AM.
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