[Techtalk] Executing user-made commands on the command line

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Sun May 11 22:45:26 EST 2003

On Sun, May 11, 2003, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> (so 'rpm -qf /bin/ls' for example). That will tell you which source rpm
> to go hunting for (at somewhere like www.rpmfind.net). Not sure what the
> analogous procedure is on Debian systems, but I am sure somebody here
> can point the way.

dpkg -S <path to binary>

Those particular commands are in the fileutils package IIRC.


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