In order to research what caused the installation of a given package, I'd like to get a list of packages which depend on that package. I couldn't find anything obvious in
In addition to other good answers, an APT/APT-GET
-s does a "simulated" removal (or install).
sudo apt -s remove <pkgname>
--simulated to remove (or install) packages, will normally list any dependencies affected. It will show orphaned packages when removing, or needed dependencies when installing without actually executing the
remove. Informational only.