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Is there any way I can use apt-get to give me a list of all packages written in C, or having C modules in them?

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The debtags Install debtags package could be useful for this.

debtags search devel::lang:c

This will list all packages which have been tagged as written in C.

apt-cache rdepends libc6 will show you all packages that depend on libc6.

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