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Old 08-14-2006, 09:04 AM   #1
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List of installed applications

I just installed Suse 10.1 and during installation I noticed a number of good programs ranging from mobile phone suite to DVD burners being installed. Where can I see a comprehensive list along with the usablity.


Old 08-14-2006, 09:15 AM   #2
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not sure if there's a better way but whenever i want to trim down the system of un-needed packages i use
rpm -qa > packages
to query the rpm database and output the list to a file called packages, then you can browse it, grep it, whatever you want. This *should* handle the ones yast installs too and any manual rpms, but not anything installed from source, YAST may also be a good option
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Using a GUI like YAST or SMART could be desirable if you need to see a list of installed packages as well as a description of their roles.


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