Saturday, May 22, 2010

Ubuntu: Tutorials for see the contents of deb file

Now the tutorials for How to see the contents of deb file in ubuntu

First install the programme called 'apt-file', type the following command in terminal

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install apt-file

For resynchronise the package source, type the following in terminal

sudo apt-file update

Now see the contents of deb file/package

sudo apt-file list packagename # This is syntax for the command

sudo apt-file file wget



Then see the contents of package vlc

sudo apt-file list vlc


How can see the deb file for example 'cndrvcups-capt_2.00-2_i386.deb' type the following in terminal

sudo dpkg-deb -c cndr*.deb

The output is

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