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Re: Package install history - logs etc ?




On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, Curt wrote:

> Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2018 09:57:53
> From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
> To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Package install history - logs etc ?
> Resent-Date: Mon,  3 Dec 2018 15:00:24 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> On 2018-12-03, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx <rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Monday, December 03, 2018 06:02:05 AM Steve Kemp wrote:
> >> > Is there anywhere else I should look?
> >>
> >>   Take a look at /var/log/dpkg.log* too.
> >
> > (I am not the OP.)  Is there a special tool to look at it -- I  tried less and
> > saw nothing, then cat which seemed to show binary gibberish (nothing I could
> > read).
>
> The logs are gzipped periodically (gibberish for less).
>
> lynx /var/log/apt
>
> works here.
>
zless ought to work too if memory serves.
>

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