rapt-file (1) - Linux Man Pages
rapt-file: APT package searching utility -- search remotely
rapt-file - APT package searching utility -- search remotely
rapt-file [ options ] [ action ] [ pattern ]
rapt-file is a command line tool for searching files in packages for the APT package management system. It differs from apt-file in that it works with remote package indices, so it doesn't need to download full Contents files.
- Alias for search.
- List the contents of a package matching the pattern pattern. This action is very close to the dpkg -L command except the package does not need to be installed or fetched.
Search in which package a file is included. A list of all
packages containing the pattern pattern
rapt-file will only search for filenames, not directory names. This is due to the format of the Contents files it searches.
- Alias for list.
- -a, --architecture architecture
- Sets architecture to architecture. This option is useful if you search a package for a different architecture from the one installed on your system. It determines how the $ARCH variable in sources.list is expanded (but it does not influence the search in any other way).
- -l, --package-only
- Only display package name; do not display file names.
- -v, --verbose
- Run rapt-file in verbose mode.
- -h, --help
- Display a short help screen.
- Locations to fetch package contents from.
- Directory with additional sources.list snippets
rapt-file was written by Enrico Zini <enrico [at] debian.org>.