Index Question

Ralf Mardorf kde.lists at
Thu Jan 9 17:19:49 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-01-09 at 10:52 -0500, Alan Dacey (grokit) wrote:
> If you need to see all packages and all architectures, ie. 32 & 64
> bit, you can use "aptitude search [a-z]" but the description column is
> only 42 characters so most of it is cut off.

Thank you Nils and Alan for mentioning the sort command.

Depending to the usage the OP wants to get such a list, it perhaps is
more useful for the OP to get a list lexically sorted and sorted by
groups. At some point it might become more comfortable to write a little
script, instead of using the command line.

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