How do I get the real full package name (including the version) that would be installed if I ran apt-get install pseudo-package-name? This is related to this previous question: Get the kernel version ...
On 12.04, I'm running a script with the following line: apt-get -q -y -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-confnew" --auto-remove --purge --no-install recommends install foo I'm wondering if the passed dpkg ...
I'm trying to create a meta-package to install various dependencies (for Android build system), some of the packages should use the i386 version so I tried to use the "Multi-Arch" option but it fails ...
i am trying to make a metapackage with equivs, creating the package is working perfect, but installing it is giving me an error: Selecting previously deselected package testdeb. (Reading database ... ...
I'd like to be able to create a package that doesnt contain any code or programs itself, but instead installs other packages that exist in the repositories onto a computer, sort of how the ...
Possible Duplicate: How to create a meta-package that automatically installs other packages? I want to use Frescobaldi (an editor for Lilypond), but the packaged release of lilypond ...