Discovering the package of an open window
spencers1993 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 16:39:29 UTC 2013
What is the best way to discover the package a program is in by clicking
on an open window?
So far I've been using xprop to get the PID of the window, reading where
/proc/<PID>/exe points too, and then running apt-file search on that.
However, for some programs, like LibreOffice Writer, I get
libreoffice-core, not libreoffice-writer.
For the program I'm writing, Contributor Console (written in python),
the executable is /usr/bin/python2.7, even though I launched it with the
So, what is the best way to accurately discover the package a program is
in by clicking on an open window?
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