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sudo apt-get install ack-grep

gives

ack-grep is already the newest version (2.22-1)

but ack-grep gives

ack-grep: command not found

It was working fine in Ubuntu 16.04, before upgrading to 18.04

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ack-grep is a meta package to pull ack in 18.04.

Try to do sudo apt install ack and execute ack instead of ack-grep ; that's a proper command.

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  • Ok thanks. Ack.vim plugin is still broken, ack-grep: command not found. Any ideas? – rigyt May 16 '18 at 18:36
  • It could be the plugin issue... – Aryo Adhi May 16 '18 at 18:38
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    Installing The Silver Seacher fixed it github.com/ggreer/the_silver_searcher – rigyt May 24 '18 at 11:58

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