Two Apt (Package) Questions

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair_tocancipa at
Fri Oct 14 20:54:35 UTC 2005

Carthik Sharma writes:

>> $ dpkg -l | grep ^ii | cut -f 3 -d " " > packages.list

> This would have fit the bill, perfectly, but dpkg -l only lists the first 14
> or so characters in the package name!! So I get stuff like "acroread-plugi"
> and "enlightenment-" in the list, which are, of course not package names.

COLUMNS=120 dpkg -l


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