Apt-get: how to know what version will be installed?

Chris Rees utisoft at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 31 15:47:36 UTC 2008

> 2008/10/31 Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>
>> Before installing an application with apt-get, I would like to check
>> which version will be installed. How does one do that?

2008/10/31 Eder Gobbi <edergobbi at gmail.com>:
> This waill listen all programs and your versions..

That's not what he asked.

I'm not sure how to do it with apt-get, but if you install aptitude or
use synaptic, that will show you the version.

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