Displaying the source of a package

Yannick Le Saint y.lesaint at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 16:23:41 UTC 2007

Anthony M Simonelli wrote:

> When the desktop in Ubuntu is installed, Synaptic is a real useful
> tool
> to add and remove packages.  It also lets you check the packages
> origin
> (main, universe, multiverse, etc.)  I have a server install and don't
> have a GUI installed so is there a way to do that with apt-cache or
> aptitude on the command line?
> Basically, I want to know about all packages that are NOT installed
> from "main".

This may do :

aptitude search '(~i)(~s~(restricted~|universe~|multiverse~))'


Yannick Le Saint (kyncani) <y.lesaint at gmail.com>

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