gunnarhj at ubuntu.com
Tue Aug 31 21:48:17 UTC 2021
On 2021-08-27 16:19, Robert Spanjaard wrote:
> Greetings Ubuntu Developers!
> I was just browsing some sections in Synaptic, looking for lightweight
> webbrowsers and image gallery creation. During my browse I found some
> strange package placements:
> w3m, a text based webbrowser, is placed in the section Word Processing
> bluefish, a text editor, is placed in World Wide Web (multiverse)
> florence, a virtual keyboard for X, is placed in World Wide Web
> All on Ubuntu 20.04(.3).
Weird. I installed w3m (on 21.04) to take a look.
$ cat /var/lib/dpkg/status | grep 'Package: w3m' -A 3
Status: install ok installed
$ apt-cache show w3m | grep Section
It looks some kind of 'disagreement' between dpkg and apt while Synaptic
is an interface to browse apt info.
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