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Old 01-09-2010, 03:15 PM   #1
bujecas
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list installed package files and how to know which package a file belongs


Hello,

Is there any way of listing the files of a installed package, like Debian does with dpkg -L ?

Is there any way of knowing which package a file belongs, like Debian does with dpkg -S ?

Using Slackware 13.

Thanks.
 
Old 01-09-2010, 03:24 PM   #2
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List files in package:

Code:
less /var/log/packages/PACKAGE_NAME
Know which package a file belongs to, more or less:

Code:
grep FILENAME /var/log/packages/*
Example: grep libvorbis.so /var/log/packages/*

Last edited by rg3; 01-09-2010 at 03:34 PM. Reason: Edit: misunderstood one question
 
Old 01-09-2010, 03:30 PM   #3
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Hello,

To list the files of a package, run as root user:

Code:
pkgtool
then select "View" in the menu and finally select the package.

To find the package containing a file, I'm only aware of slackpkg.

Code:
slackpkg search filename
For the slackpkg search to work, you need to use slackpkg (at least use the command "slackpkg update" to initialize/update its local database). For further details on slackpkg, please refer to its manpages.
 
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Old 01-09-2010, 04:14 PM   #4
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There also are some nice shell scripts that elaborate upon the methods just described:

Useful custom commands for Slackware.
 
  


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