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Old 01-22-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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How to find if package is installed


how can I find if a package is installed in ubuntu? In Fedorta I type rpm -q (program). Whats the command in Ubunto?
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Old 01-22-2007, 10:47 PM   #2
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`dpkg -l` works

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Old 01-22-2007, 10:49 PM   #3
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dpkg -l ... example output:

Code:
er:~$ dpkg -l
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version        Description
+++-==============-==============-============================================
ii  abiword        2.4.5-0ubuntu2 WYSIWYG word processor based on GTK2
ii  abiword-common 2.4.5-0ubuntu2 WYSIWYG word processor based on GTK2
ii  abiword-plugin 2.4.5-0ubuntu2 plugins for AbiWord
ii  acpi           0.09-1         displays information on ACPI devices
ii  acpi-support   0.90           a collection of useful events for acpi
ii  acpid          1.0.4-5ubuntu4 Utilities for using ACPI power management
ii  acroread       7.0.8-0.0.ubun Adobe Acrobat Reader: Portable Document Form
ii  acroread-escri 7.0.8-0.0.ubun Adobe EScript Plug-In
ii  acroread-plugi 7.0.8-0.0.ubun Plugins for Adobe Acrobat(R) Reader
ii  adduser        3.92           Add and remove users and groups
ii  alien          8.64           install non-native
 
Old 01-23-2007, 08:40 AM   #4
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Either by doing what nilleso writes or using the GUI search function ...
 
Old 01-23-2007, 06:03 PM   #5
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Thank You. That helps
 
  


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