📅 2013-Jun-05 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ apt, ubuntu ⬩ 📚 Archive
A lot of information about a package can be viewed in Ubuntu. For example, the version, dependencies, description and such.
The most common way to look up information about a package is using
$ apt-cache show foobar
If you are most familiar with
aptitude, the command is similar with that too:
$ aptitude show foobar
Tried with: Ubuntu 14.04