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archlinux: find more commands provided by the package owning some command

Terminal - archlinux: find more commands provided by the package owning some command
w=`whereis <command> | awk '{print $2}'`; p=`pacman -Qo $w | sed -e 's/.*is owned by \([[:alpha:]]\+\).*/\1/'`; pacman -Ql $p | grep 'bin'
2010-10-01 04:28:04
User: conan
Functions: awk grep sed
0
archlinux: find more commands provided by the package owning some command

Sometimes when I find a new cool command I want to know:

1.- which package owns it, and

2.- are there any other cool commands provided by this package?

Since I don't necessarily need to know always both, I don't use this version, but I bundle it into two separate functions:

# get command package owner

# it can work without the full path, but sometimes fails, so better to provide it with whereis command

owner () {

pacman -Qo `whereis $1 | awk '{print $2}'`

}

whatelse () {

package=`owner ${1} | sed -e 's/.*is owned by \([[:alpha:]]\+\).*/\1/'`

pacman -Ql $package | grep 'bin'

}

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There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
pkgfile -lb `pkgfile <command>`
2010-10-01 04:54:49
User: infinull
Tags: archlinux
1

uses the pkgfile command (part of the community repository), highly suggested.

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