Archive search

Rich Rudnick rich at
Sat Feb 16 21:31:27 UTC 2008

Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Feb 2008 10:35:45 -0800
> Rich Rudnick <rich at> wrote:
>> You can search on , or install the package apt-file.
>> Run sudo apt-file update , and afterwards you will have a local
>> searchable listing of all files in ubuntu.
> I think you misread his question ! ;-)
> To answer him... well, the only way I see, is to download the full
> archive (link in top right corner of the archive page), which appears
> to be a mailbox file, so you can import it in your e-mail client and use
> its search facilities, locally. Rather awckward I admit.
> I understand that this mailing list is also accessible via news readers,
> so maybe these have on-line search facilities, never used them so, so I
> will let people who do, give you a reliable answer ;-)
> --
> Vince


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