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Old 02-19-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
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List packages WITH install date?

Last weekend, I installed Kubuntu 7.10 on my laptop, replacing Fedora 8.

Is there a way to list the installed packages WITH install dates? In Fed, "rpm -qa --last" did the trick nicely.

I've been searching the manuals for apt, dpkg, and aptitude, but can't find it yet.
Old 02-19-2008, 05:01 PM   #2
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You might poke through /var/log/dpkg.log.

I'm not in front of my debian box, but you might look at the man page for apt-cache or apt-file also. It may have some option.

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Interesting question. Not that I know of. I did a bit of poking around as well and can't find any way to do that. As pjvaldez suggested you can get the information from pdkg.log and a little judicious use of grep.
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How about:
cat /var/log/dpkg.log | grep "\ install\ "
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Alright... Thanks, guys.


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