Wednesday, September 29, 2010

how to List all the installed packages by time?

In Debian derived linux there is one folder "/var/lib/dpkg/info" this folder contains all the information about all installed packages in your system.

by issueing the follwoing command we get them by time.

$ls -l /var/lib/dpkg/info

output is in alphabatical order.

To reverse the out put (i.e z to a)

$ls -l /var/lib/dpkg/info | tac

:)

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