Discovering the package of an open window

Michael Spencer spencers1993 at
Fri Jan 18 19:12:47 UTC 2013

On 01/18/2013 01:07 PM, Colin Watson wrote:
> 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.

Perfect! Thank you!

Michael Spencer

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