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Use grep to search for specific packages or groups of packages:  
Use grep to search for specific packages or groups of packages:  
<pre>dpkg --get-selections | grep r-cran</pre>  
<pre>dpkg --get-selections | grep r-cran</pre>  
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If a package is missing but available from the standard Ubuntu repository you can request installation by submitting a HelpSU ticket.  You can look up information about packages at http://packages.ubuntu.org
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If a package is missing but available from the standard Ubuntu repository you can request installation by submitting a HelpSU ticket.  You can look up information about packages at http://packages.ubuntu.com

Revision as of 10:12, 25 April 2012

To obtain a list of installed software from the command-line on machines running Debian or Ubuntu:

dpkg --get-selections

Use grep to search for specific packages or groups of packages:

dpkg --get-selections | grep r-cran

If a package is missing but available from the standard Ubuntu repository you can request installation by submitting a HelpSU ticket. You can look up information about packages at http://packages.ubuntu.com

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