How do I know which package is which?

Erik Bågfors zindar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 11:43:03 UTC 2005


Do you have universe turned on?
gnuplot is named "gnuplot" but it's in universe so it's not in
standard-supported-main

/Erik

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 11:41:12 +0000, Soo-Hyun Choi <shchoi at gmail.com> wrote:
> What I meant was Synaptic does not say about GNU Plot. I am aware of
> that everything is appearing at Synaptic that I've installed or that I
> can install.
> 
> Soo-Hyun
> 
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 12:32:32 +0100, Erik Bågfors <zindar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 11:10:41 +0000, Soo-Hyun Choi <shchoi at gmail.com> 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
> > > everything.
> >
> > What do you mean by "seems it doesn't say everything"
> >
> > Everything you can install should show in synaptic.
> >
> > /Erik
> >
>




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