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Show Apt/Dpkg configuration

Terminal - Show Apt/Dpkg configuration
apt-config dump
2011-12-13 19:11:02
User: LinuxMan
Functions: apt
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Show Apt/Dpkg configuration

Shows all configurations to apt and dpkg, rarely changed, you probably still have the default configuration. Go ahead and explore your configuration if you dare, perhaps change your apt-cache directory, Dir::Cache "var/cache/apt/"; or the names of the log files.

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The rare time that I'll need this, I will need this SO MUCH. I also find it useful to explore configuration settings to find features I didn't know I could use.

Big question: what are the equivalents for the other Linux package management systems, like rpm or emerge? Is there a FreeBSD or OSX equivalent?

Comment by Mozai 187 weeks and 5 days ago

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