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You know the problem: "I didn't change anything"

But now, it's broken. Is there a way to see when some package was installed or a list of all packages sorted by time?

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For packages that have not been installed via the Software Center but from the command line via apt-get we may view the logfile in var/log/apt/history.log.

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Open the software centre and chose history tab you can see the time there.

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How do I start this from the command line? –  Aaron Digulla May 7 '12 at 8:38
    
you opening software center ? type software-center in terminal –  Tachyons May 7 '12 at 8:44
    
+1 for the answer; I'm on Kubuntu, though, and there is no software-center. I do have "Software Management" and there is a "History" entry hidden in a popup menu but that view is empty :-( –  Aaron Digulla May 7 '12 at 12:27
    
Why you did'nt include kubuntu in your question , you can still install software center in kubuntu –  Tachyons May 7 '12 at 15:25
    
I don't know what the difference is between Ubuntu and Kubuntu; my guess was that package management was the same because KDE is just the UI layer. –  Aaron Digulla May 7 '12 at 15:26
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