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How to find files installed by a package on Ubuntu

📅 2013-Jan-25 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

The dpkg program can be used to list all the files installed by a package on Ubuntu.

For example, to find the files installed by the vim package:

$ dpkg -L vim

Tried with: dpkg 1.16.1.2 and Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS