which package provides "equery"

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Thu Nov 9 03:06:30 UTC 2006

Stephen Liu <satimis at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Vincent,
> I can't find the package offering this tool which is used to check
> whether a package has been installed.
> Is there an alternative?

Yes, it's easy.

just type: aptitude show <package name>

it will display all the basic information about the package, including
whether it's installed, what repository it's in, the version number,
the dependencies...


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