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Re: [K12OSN] apt-get question



Found it...

Use "apt-cache", it will generate the listings you're looking for from the
command line.  Check out the options in the manpage for apt-cache...

James Jensen

--- Daniel Loomis <dloomis cox-internet com> wrote:
[snip]
> 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?
[snip]

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