QtMoko - hiw do I find out if a package is available?

Dan Staley daniel.l.staley at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 22:51:15 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:35 PM, arne anka <openmoko at ginguppin.de> wrote:

> > Or you could install aptitude and use aptitude search.  aptitude search
> > vi
> > will list all the packages and descriptions involving vi.
> aptitude is rather an overkill -- and
> aptitude search foo
> returns a result far more confusing than helpful.
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I agree it is abit overkill for the moko...especially for the screen size.
But in daily use on his Xubuntu laptop, i'd certainly recommend aptitude
over synaptic.
Always nice to know the CLI alternatives to the GUIs you use.  =)

-Dan Staley
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