Location of, or command to get installed date and time of a package.

Ray Parrish crp at cmc.net
Wed Jan 20 18:55:22 UTC 2010

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a quick one line command that will return the installed date,
>> and time of a software package in Linux, or Ubuntu more specifically?
>> Alternatively, is that data in a file somewhere in the file system? I'm
>> sure it is, as Synaptic Package Manager has the data to look at, I just
>> do not know where it stores the data.
>> I can parse the file myself, if I can discover where it resides.
>> Thanks for any help you can be.
>> Later, Ray Parrish
> ls -al or ls -als <pkg name> if I understand your question.
> Compare to the pkg info in synaptic to see if what you want.

I tried that, and it must need an absolute pathname for the package, as 
with no path name it just returns "no such file or directory".

Later, Ray Parrish

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