files associated with a package?

gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen gabpaul at
Tue Jul 18 04:43:59 UTC 2006

thanks...  I should have used man -k package or similar... My only excuse  
was being tired and naturally lazy :-)

On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 00:12:57 +1000, Tez <binary_y2k2 at>  

> gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> some short time back someone posted a response to a question that
>> showed how to list the files installed with a package... not sure if
>> it was with apt-get or dpkg. Could I have it again? I seem to be
>> having trouble working otu where user documentation is located...
>> --Dr Paul van den Bergen
> There are a few ways like apt-file and dpkg, I use dpkg --listfiles
> [package]
> eg:
> "dpkg --listfiles bash|less"
> Tez

Dr Paul van den Bergen
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