[ILUG-BOM] Log synaptic commands

Mohan Nayaka mohansn at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 00:16:26 IST 2008


On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 11:19 PM, Rony <gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:

> While it is no problem to use apt-get install package, apt-get -f
> install, apt-get update/upgrade etc., how does one get an ncurses (DOS)
> type interface in command line to scroll different packages that match
> the query key words so that the package and its description can be read,
> just as it is done in GUI.
>

aptitude?
Start aptitude and use the search (from menu) available.

Regards,
Mohan S N
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