Debian GNU Linux 5.0

One of the most popular Linux distros has a new release – 5.0 (codename Lenny).Here is a small piece of the list of software included in it – K Desktop Environment 3.5.10 (KDE), an updated version of the GNOME desktop environment 2.22.2, the Xfce 4.4.2 desktop environment, LXDE, the GNUstep desktop 7.3, X.Org 7.3, […]


Quick package search in Debian/Ubuntu/etc.

Here is a simple command for searching for “ruby” in the Tag: fields in Debian’s package lists: # egrep -hr ‘^(Package:|Tag:.+ruby)’ /var/lib/apt/lists|grep -B1 ^Tag|grep ^Package|cut -d\ -f2-|tr \\n \||xargs -I{} echo apt-cache –names-only search ^\({}\)\$|sort|less Cool , huh 🙂Read the whole thing @