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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
Nice, I didn't know about that tail option! In my situation, I only care about installed packages, but the solutions for not-installed packages might prove useful too.
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revised How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
1. There may be ways to get machine friendly output from these (or other) tools, which would allow for further, simple parsing on the command line. 2. I have submitted an edit so I can remove the downvote eventually.
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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
Because it seems like you didn't really read the question. I explicitly mentioned "recursive dependencies" and "currently installed version" in the first sentence of the question. I also linked to a similar question, explaining the extra requirement with mine. This doesn't add anything that's not already answered elsewhere on this site (including the linked question).
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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
Where are the version numbers for installed dependencies? How can I simply get each one, on a line, with this information?
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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
@FaheemMitha FYI apt-cache rdepends shows reverse dependencies (aka. dependants). Very confusingly, it has a similar name to apt-rdepends, which shows recursive dependencies.
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comment How can I get recursively list an apt package's dependencies with their installed versions?
@FaheemMitha I want all packages that tcpdump depends upon, and all of their dependencies, and all of their dependencies, etc.
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comment Why does combining `less` and `script` disrupt line endings?
Is there a way to replicate more "traditional" terminal/less interaction? I need to use script to get color output out of the executable I'm running, but the output is unreadable with the line endings the way they are.
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