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ldd - Print shared object dependencies


apt-cache show somepackage

Check if a package is installed

Check if nano is installed

dpkg-query -l nano

Returns a 0 if true and a 1 if false (not installed)

Download only

aptitude download packagename
apt-get install --download-only packagename

List dependencies

Add --installed if you only want to list the installed dependened packages List which pacakges depend on a certain package

apt-cache rdepends somepackage

List which packages are dependencies for a package

apt-cache depends somepackage
apt-cache --installed depends somepackage

Extract a deb package

Make sure ar is installed by installing binutils

ar x package.deb

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packages.txt · Last modified: 29-06-2021 19:28 by wim