Howto apt-get or dpkg info on an uninstalled pkg?

nodata lsof at
Sun May 6 21:17:45 UTC 2007

Am Sonntag, den 06.05.2007, 15:55 -0500 schrieb Larry Alkoff:
> How can I use apt-get or dpkg to get information on an uninstalled package?
> I have tried
> dpkg -s package
> but it only works on _already_ installed packages.
> Larry
> -- 
> Larry Alkoff N2LA - Austin TX
> Using Thunderbird on Linux

Look it up on the net (cached):
 aptitude show PACKAGE

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