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Old 12-15-2005, 04:40 AM   #1
Uday123
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command for getting all the installed packages


Hi all,

I have tried for getting all the installed packeges in the system,by using dpkg -l "*"|grep '^i'|more.It is working fine.

But when i tried for getting the description of all the packages...( dpkg --print-avail "all the packages")(using for loop i will give the package) in between the output some of the packages giving messages like "<package name> not available" .


So now what i want is i need a command which gives only installed packages in the system.

can you please help me.
Thanks in advance,
 
Old 12-15-2005, 04:45 AM   #2
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Code:
less /var/lib/dpkg/status
That will display all the installed packages on your system (although it may take a _very_ long time to scroll through them all...)


-jk
 
Old 12-15-2005, 06:52 AM   #3
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dpkg-query -W --showformat='${Installed-Size} ${Package}\n'
dpkg-query -W --showformat='${Package}\n'|less

Those are what I usually use. What kind of for loop are you using?
 
  


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