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Re: [K12OSN] apt-get question



yum (which should have been installed along with apt-get) tends to work
better and has a number of features apt-get is missing, like listing all
of the packages available, among others.

On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 14:03, Daniel Loomis wrote:
> I have recently started using apt-get with RH 9 and love it.  I had played 
> around with it a little experimenting with Debian, but having it work with 
> RedHat rpms is truly a blessing.  Sure beats rpm dependency hell!
> 
> I do have a question:  How or where do I find a current listing of the files 
> available from the various servers?  The man pages don't indicate a 'list' 
> command option for apt-get.  The sources are given in /etc/apt but there does 
> not appear to be a listing of packages available.  Is there a command or do 
> you have to go directly to the sites listed in /etc/apt?
> 
> Dan
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