Your support makes
all the difference!
We believe security software like Kicksecure needs to remain open source and independent. Would you help sustain and grow the project? Learn more about our 10 year success story and maybe DONATE!
HowTo: install apt-file. It an be used to show which files are being included by a package.
apt-file an be used to show which files are being included by a package.
Quote Debian package
search for files within Debian packages (command-line interface) apt-file is a command line tool for searching files contained in packages for the APT packaging system. You can search in which package a file is included or list the contents of a package without installing or fetching it.
The order in which these commands are run matter,  but the process is idempotent. This means it is possible to re-apply all of the following steps.
/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/30usability-misc because it contains settings that speed up APT but break
sudo rm -f /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/30usability-misc
apt-file. To accomplish that, the following steps A. to D. need to be done.
A. Update the package lists.
sudo apt update
B. Upgrade the system.
sudo apt full-upgrade
C. Install the
apt command line parameter
--no-install-recommends is in most cases optional.
sudo apt install --no-install-recommends apt-file
The procedure of installing
apt-file is complete.
apt-file update with root rights.
sudo apt-file update
apt-file has been completed.
sudo apt-file list package-name
sudo apt-file list nano
- Speeding up "apt update" with Acquire::Languages=none and Contents-deb::DefaultEnabled=false - It's so much faster!
apt updatecannot be skipped since package contents files need to be downloaded.
apt-filebecause it requires