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.

Features

  • 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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Intended Audience

System Administrators

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

AWK

Registered

2011-09-02