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Get to Know Debian Goodies

Jul 06, 2011, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Amy Newman for this link. ]

If you work with Debian-based systems, you probably know the basics of working with dpkg and APT's tools. But there's much more available. To find out which packages have release-critical bugs, hog the most disk space or still use older versions of files that have been upgraded, you want Debian Goodies.

The debian-goodies package is a set of utilities that work with Debian packages and provide more information than you can (easily) get out of dpkg or the standard (Advanced Package Tool) APT utilities.

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