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Re: utilities




On Tue 25 Sep 2018 at 06:28:46 -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 12:08:54PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > mick crane wrote:
> > > have a look in /usr/bin  ?
> > 
> > Not to forget /bin, /sbin, /usr/sbin :
> >   https://wiki.debian.org/FilesystemHierarchyStandard
> > 
> > /bin is specified to hold "essential" programs.
> > /sbin is its add-on for system administrators.
> > /usr/bin + /usr/sbin together hold nearly 4000 files on my system.
> > 
> > 
> > Thakur Mahashaya wrote:
> > > no trick to be honest
> > 
> > But are you aware that "standard utility" can be the start of a nice
> > dispute among the regulars of a computer users' mailing list ?
> > (Let's see what happens. No real persons or animals will be hurt.)
> 
> $ aptitude search '?priority(required)'
> 
> will get you a list of the packages installed that absolutely
> have to be installed.

A nice use of aptitude. Note that it now "Priority: optional", so it
would not be provided by the installer.

-- 
Brian.