Where is 'ar' ?
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Tue Nov 28 18:46:38 UTC 2006
Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> On Monday 27 November 2006 16:14, Joan Tur wrote:
>> Es Dilluns, 27 de Novembre de 2006 11:25, en Bruno Costacurta va
>> | Hello,
>> | I tried to open a file .deb with 'ark' which started but failed to open
>> | the file .deb returning that 'ar' is not installed.
>> | How to install it / which package ?
>> command "apt-file search bin/ar" shows binutils as the package you're
>> looking for... ;)
> I cannot find any 'apt-file'.
> I suppose you means 'apt-cache', however 'apt-cache bin/ar' returns
> nothing and 'apt-cache search ar' returns thousends of packages...,
> Where can I find which the package which contains 'ar' executable ?
She gave you the answer - just because you don't have apt-file installed
doesn't mean it's not a perfectly good way to find this answer. There are
others. I like "dlocate bin/ar", but you probably can't find that one
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