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Is there an equivalent to yum history command in ubuntu? Im aware that i can just look at the apt logs, but im looking for something that will list them all in the command line, and then enable me to target a specific installation and rollback / modify it

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You can find it in GNOME Menu System - Administration :

1.- GUI > find ..... synaptic package manager > file > history.

2.- in terminal /var/log/apt/history.log /var/log/dpkg.log

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Both method give partial results, only packages installed/removed with synaptic or apt-get respectively. They do not cover aptitude. The only comprehensive log is /var/log/dpkg.log –  enzotib Oct 21 '10 at 18:02

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