“What ... is your name?”
“I am Arthur, King of the Britons.”
“What ... is your quest?”
“I seek the Holy Grail!”
“What ... is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?”
“What do you mean? An African or a European swallow?”
“Huh? I ... I don't kn---AAAAAUUUGGGHH!”
|-- Monty Python and the Holy Grail|
How can I find exactly one package by name?
As mentioned in the section called “Search Patterns”, when
you search for a package by name, the text you enter is
actually a regular expression. Thus, the search pattern
For instance, you can find
How can I find broken packages?
Use the command b).→ (
I want to select text, why doesn't aptitude let me disable the mouse?
Normally, you cannot select text in an xterm while a program running in that terminal (such as aptitude) is using the mouse. However, you can override this behavior and perform a selection by holding the Shift key down while you click on the terminal.