Find packages on Ubuntu/Debian based on their description

aptitude search ~d<string>
Especially useful for latex packages, which are listed in the description of their Ubuntu package E.g. say I want to find the Ubuntu package containing latex package aeguill: aptitude search ~daeguill p texlive-lang-french - TeX Live: French

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2011-08-02 05:19:13

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