How to Search For Available Packages from the Command Line in Ubuntu
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Answer: Use the
You can use the following command to get a list of all packages from the command line in Ubuntu.
apt-cache search .
However, if you want to search for a specific package you can replace the period sign (
.) with the search keyword, e.g., to get a list of all packages containing the string "python" you can use:
apt-cache search python
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