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Hi, greetings all. I want to see all packages of a software in Ubuntu. please give me reply if you know it. Thanks in advance....
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    How to view list of all packages of an installed software?


    Hi, greetings all.
    I want to see all packages of a software in Ubuntu.
    please give me reply if you know it.



    Thanks in advance.

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    Try this:
    Code:
    dpkg -l
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    hi thanks for your reply.
    dpkg -l is displaying all packages.
    but i want to see packages corresponding to only one software.
    for example KILE.

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    Unfortunately I am more a RPM guy,
    listing package dependencies there is rpm -qR <packagename>

    I am sure, deb offers similar functionality.
    The man pages should help you.
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    Seems this is the magic incantation:
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    apt-cache depends <packagename>
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    do you mean you want to see all the files installed by a package?

    if so, you need dpkg -L <package-name>

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    Quote Originally Posted by jalluramesh View Post
    Hi, greetings all.
    I want to see all packages of a software in Ubuntu.
    please give me reply if you know it.



    Thanks in advance.
    there is usually only one package containing the software all the rest are just dependencies like libraries which are needed to run it

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    Hi Jalluramesh

    I think I know what you are after.
    You can see your information in Synaptic Package Manager.
    Goto Settings > Preferences > General Tab > Appearance >
    tick: Show Package Properties in main Window > Apply > OK

    Now look for your software in the right hand window.
    there is a search function
    or else left click the mouse on any package on the right then type the name
    you'll see a window pop up with your typing and it'll go straight to it.
    Now click on: Installed Files
    and below you'll see every single folder, sub-folder and file that got installed.

    I hope that will be the answer to your question.

    happy nerding
    Fen

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