Discovering the package of an open window

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Fri Jan 18 19:07:58 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:32:16AM -0600, Michael Spencer wrote:
> Okay, that makes sense. What I'm trying to do is identify the package
> and then access the Launchpad entry for the package. But for example,
> Libreoffice seems to lump all the libreoffice packages into one
> Launchpad entry, Is
> there an easy way to find the Launchpad entry for a particular package?

Launchpad generally organises binary packages (e.g. libreoffice-core,
etc.) by the source package that built them (e.g. libreoffice).  The
Package: line of 'apt-cache showsrc BINARY-PACKAGE-NAME' shows you the
source package name.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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