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: