dpkglist.awk is a command-line tool for querying available packages on ubuntu and debian systems. It overlaps with the standard apt-cache utility, but, written in simple awk, it is easily extensible, and makes it easy to write one-line scripts.
- Clear gawk source code
- Easy to script and extend
- Extremely small and reasonably fast
- No installation required
- Includes a script for command completion in bash
- *Requires gawk 4.0 or greater
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