how to read aptitude output

Harry Putnam harry.put3 at
Wed Sep 28 03:49:34 UTC 2011

can anyone point me to a cheat sheet or the like for understanding
`aptitude' ouput.

I grepped the man page on ouput but found nothing of interest.
I really don't want to read all 900+ lines to find out what the the
letters at the beginning of the lines mean.

Yeah `i' is self explanatory... but thats about it.

What does `c' or `u' mean... is there a list somewhere that tells what
they all mean?

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