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== See also ==
 * /var/lib/dpkg/status

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This page is about the ways to list the installed packages in a Debian system and how to create a file with this list. This file can be uploaded to the web (i.e. from other computer with Internet connection) to download new packages.

List all packages installed:

To check the state of all packages on your system:

  • dpkg -l | more

This will show all packages that are in various stages of install (this includes packages that were removed but not purged). To show only the installed:

  • dpkg -l | grep '^i'

You can also use:

See also

  • /var/lib/dpkg/status