Date: 6/4/2018
Package management
Linux System Administration

Search and quiry Ubuntu packages with APT
First, update the available package list from the Ubuntu repository:
apt-get update
Search for packages containing string make in their name or description:
apt-cache search make
Narrow down the search results for the names containing make:
apt-cache search --names-only make
Filter the output for word make
apt-cache search --names-only make | grep -w ^make

Get the information about package make:
apt-cache show make
List the packages that depend on package make:
apt-cache showpkg make

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