How do I know which package is which?
shchoi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 11:32:01 UTC 2005
What I got is the below when I searched about GNU Plot. Does it say
gnuplot is not in the apt-get installation list?
soohyunc at quokka:~ $ sudo apt-cache search gnuplot
devscripts - Scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier
soohyunc at quokka:~ $
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 11:23:19 +0000, Jonathan McLoughlin
<cjm at europe.renre.com> wrote:
> apt-cache search <package> to get a list of packages that match your
> search parameter
> What returns here is what you refer to <what-to-say>
> To get a description of that package apt-cache show .......
> Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:
> >For example, if I would like to install GNU Plot, how do I know to
> >which I need to type when I do "sudo apt-get install <what-to-say>"?
> >Let say, how do I see all of the package lists which can be installed
> >by 'apt-get'? I've looked up Synaptic but seems it doesn't say
> >Thank you.
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