Detailed information about ubuntu packages

Christopher Stolzenberg xchris89x at
Wed Jan 19 21:36:03 UTC 2011


Is there a similar command like rpm-qi package_name in Ubuntu Server?

Something that show me: name, version, release, build date, install
date, build host, source package, size, package group...?

for example

[chris at c5 ~]# rpm -qi httpd
Name        : httpd                        Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 2.2.3                             Vendor: CentOS
Release     : 43.el5.centos.3               Build Date: Mon 30 Aug
2010 06:32:10 PM CEST
Install Date: Mon 13 Sep 2010 11:42:40 AM CEST      Build Host:
Group       : System Environment/Daemons    Source RPM:
Size        : 3457202                          License: Apache Software License
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Mon 30 Aug 2010 06:57:21 PM CEST, Key ID
URL         :
Summary     : Apache HTTP Server
Description :
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful, efficient, and extensible
web server.


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