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    is there a way i can see what was last updated?

    is there a way i can see what was recently updated in 10.04 64bit
    edit silly me i can sort the deb packages in /var/cache/apt/archives by date and see real easy
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    Re: is there a way i can see what was last updated?

    Quote Originally Posted by pqwoerituytrueiwoq View Post
    is there a way i can see what was recently updated in 10.04 64bit
    edit silly me i can sort the deb packages in /var/cache/apt/archives by date and see real easy
    you can look in the following log file it keeps track of installed packages.

    Code:
     /var/log/dpkg.log
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    Re: is there a way i can see what was last updated?

    Just to add some searches on kc1di's suggestion .
    Code:
    grep "\ install\ " /var/log/dpkg.log
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    Re: is there a way i can see what was last updated?

    Quote Originally Posted by codemaniac View Post
    Just to add some searches on kc1di's suggestion .
    Code:
    grep "\ install\ " /var/log/dpkg.log
    Code:
    grep "\ upgrade\ " /var/log/dpkg.log
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    Re: is there a way i can see what was last updated?

    It can be a long list so you might want to use this:

    grep "\ upgrade\ " /var/log/dpkg.log | more
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