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Re: apt-get provides



Behold, Jochen Witte <devnull alpha-lab net> hath decreed:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> is there a way to search for a specific file with apt, just like:
> 
> apt-get provides 

I don't know if apt keeps track of individual files within rpms, but
it does keep track of any "Provides" virtual packages that are
specified in the rpm spec. Just use 'apt-get install virtualPackage' 
and it will try to figure out what you mean.

> 
> 
> or something similar?
> 
> 
> Greetings
> Jochen
> 
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