[Aptitude-devel] Bug#695205: aptitude install name_of_the_missing_file should find the package of name_of_the_missing_file and install it
ole at tange.dk
Wed Dec 5 12:59:33 UTC 2012
I often experience some program depend on a file. I then have to
locate which package may contain the file and then install the
It looks like this:
Could not load library: libglut.so.3: cannot open shared object file:
No such file or directory.
$ apt-file search libglut.so.3
$ sudo aptitude install freeglut3
It would be nice if I did not have to go through apt-file to locate
the package, but that I instead simply could do:
$ sudo aptitude install libglut.so.3
If multiple packages contain libglut.so.3 then aptitude should ask me
to select one of them.
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