[ILUG] how do you find what application contains a
ilug at garypigott.net
Mon Aug 20 20:53:35 IST 2007
> > > An application I am trying to install is looking for libasound.so in
> > > SuSE 10.2.
> > The other possibility is to consider using apt. You can get at apt by
> > installing synaptic (which is a gui interface and so might not suit
> > you). Or you can run apt by itself.
> > apt-get update
> > followed by
> > apt-get install <your application>
> "apt-cache search libasound" would work too.
Google says SuSE's version of apt-rpm is pretty borked (I do Debian and
RHEL, so I could be/probably am wrong here). Would not "yum search
libasound" do the same thing, but with an RPM native package manager, rather
than a kludged DEB tool?
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