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bug #25042: Add option for searching package owner of a specific file

Submitted by:  Francesco Montorsi <frm>
Submitted on:  Mon 08 Dec 2008 11:14:40 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Mon 08 Dec 2008 11:14:40 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi,
currently (at least in Synaptic 0.61ubuntu9) the Edit->Search menu item allows you to "look in"

-Name
-Description and Name
...
- Provided Packages

I think it would greatly improve usability of Synaptic to add a search option, next to those already available, for searching among the files provided by the [installed] packages.

I'm able to do almost everything from GUI except for this particular operation for which I need to use the website:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/

Thanks and keep up the good work!

Francesco Montorsi <frm>

 

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