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Tue Sep 19 13:45:21 BST 2006
Øyvind Stegard wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 September 2006 12:58, Øyvind Stegard wrote:
>> I recently switched all my machines
>> over to Kubuntu, and I'm overall very happy. But, in RPM based distros,
>> the changelogs of packages were embedded in the package itself, so I
>> could use RPM to query for it. This does not seem to be the case with DEB
>> packages. As an example, I recently got an updated kernel package
>> installed: linux-image-2.6.15-27-686. My question is simple: where can I
>> find the changelog for this package ? I like to see what's going on,
>> what's been fixed, etc..
> Found it myself:
That works, but the changelogs _are_ in the package. There are a number of
ways to see them - kpackage (and iirc synaptic) will show them. They will
normally be installed to /usr/share/doc/PACKAGE/changelog.gz.
# aptitude changelog PACKAGE
does essentially the same thing as your URL above.
I use apt-listchanges, which ensures I get an email copy of all the
changelogs for the updates I install.
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