how do I know which changes are in the updates?

Guido Heumann listguido at
Fri Jun 3 22:19:51 UTC 2005

Mario Streiber schrieb:
> Hi all,
> all these updatable packages that synaptic shows me, how do I know what has changed compared to the version I currently have installed? I mean is there some changelog available that I can read before downloading or installing these packages, in order to find out if I really need the newer version?
> Mario


in synaptic you can select a package and then choose "download
changelog" from the "package" menu. There's also a tool called
apt-listbugs, and the web archive of the hoary-changes mailinglist:


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