[ILUG] Re: apt-get, rawhide and mirroring (fwd)
lbedford at lbedford.org
Tue Jan 22 11:21:48 GMT 2002
On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 11:02:49AM +0000, John P. Looney came forth with:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 10:57:47AM +0000, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> > ftp://ftp.freshrpms.net/apt/freshrpms/7.2/RPMS.freshrpms/
> > download the 'apt' package.
> > apt-get update
> > apt-get (upgrade|install package-name)
> Can you do searches on packages ? (Like "I want a base64 decoder"
> shortcut for doing a find on freshmeat/rpmfind )
I'm sure this is in the archives somewhere..
apt-cache search "blah"
re: your other question.. you want the hold facility.. which I can't
remember where it hides, but someone will be over with the docs soon I'm
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