locate file in package?

Roshan Mansinghani rosh1182 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 00:48:11 BST 2006


Running that search in kpackage does return results, the make package.  It
seems like kpackage does what you want it to do.

On 8/14/06, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Rob Blomquist said the following at 08/14/2006 02:02 PM :
>
> > I rather like Adept, the file installion gui. It has a search GUI which
> > should fine the package you desire.
> >
>
> I like it too... but I don't see anything that allows it to look inside
> the
> packages to see which filenames are present. As far as I can see, it only
> allows searches in package names and descriptions, but not their actual
> contents.
>
> > But a "sudo apt-cache search filename" should work at the command line.
> >
>
> Nope.
>
> Try, for example:
>   sudo apt-cache search /usr/bin/make
>
> No results returned.
>
>   Doc
>
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