How do I know if a package is supported from python-apt

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at
Mon Jan 15 11:50:32 GMT 2007

Quoting Noam Raphael <noamraph at>:

> Thanks! I read the spec (it's in
> , for future
> reference).
> I think that I'll wait until it gets into the main distribution
> (including python-apt).
> Afterwards, I may write a tool that will allow the user to organize
> his manually-installed packages in a user-defined hierarchy, to help
> him remember which packages he installed and remove no longer needed
> packages.

Synaptic provides this. Alternatively you could use the command apt-get

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