What did I just update?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Wed Sep 29 19:51:47 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 09:26:52PM +0200, Guido Heumann wrote:

> 2. install apt-listchanges from universe

apt-listchanges is in main.

> and edit /etc/apt/listchanges.conf to show changelogs instead of news. 
> You will then get the info within Synaptic while installing. (Press q to 
> quit the pager and continue installation)

An easier way is to run "sudo dpkg-reconfigure apt-listchanges" and answer
the questions.

> What I am still searching for is some kind of long-time installation 
> log, keeping information about which packages have been 
> installed/removed/purged/updated and when. Does anyone know if this 
> exists anywhere in the apt system? Or does know a trick to gather this 
> information?

No; it is a long-standing wishlist bug that no one has gotten around to
implementing yet.

 - mdz

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