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I sometimes want to know what packages are installed on my Ubuntu system. I still haven't figured out how to use aptitude effectively, so this is the next best thing. This allows finding by name.
The grep '^ii' limits the display to only installed packages. If this is not specified, then it includes listing of non-installed packages as well.
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