[packagekit] Improved pkt tool

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 07:00:11 PDT 2007

On 07/09/2007, Tom Parker <palfrey at tevp.net> wrote:
> I've been recently playing around with an improved version of the pkt
> tool (see tools/pkt.py). I'd originally built it as a one-shot "I want
> something to test the apt backend without needing the full graphical
> interface" tool, but I've been thinking about it as a possible
> replacement for my main uses of apt-get/apt-cache/etc. 99% of the time,
> I just want to install a couple of programs, or find something that
> might do some task, or pretty much the use-cases for PackageKit.

Have you seen pkcon and pkmon in /client? How does pkt compare to pkcon?

pkcon search name power

seems to work for me.


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