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Thread: Find all install packages ?

  1. #1
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    Find all install packages ?

    Hi,

    Please do help me on how to find/search ( commands to use ) all installed softwares in ubuntu 12.04 ?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    Open a terminal and enter the following code:
    Code:
    dpkg --get-selections > installed-software
    This will produce a text file called "installed-software" listing all installed packages.

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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    You can use this to create a text file.

    Code:
    dpkg --get-selections > packages.txt

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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    Thanks.

    Where does this "installed-software" file gets created ? Path ?

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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    Your home folder.

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    Re: Find all install packages ?

    Yep , thanks.

    I can see the file under my home folder.

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