Is there a 'whatprovides' equivalent?

Vivek J. Patankar list307 at
Sat Sep 16 13:39:16 UTC 2006

On 9/14/06, George Arseneault <george_arseneault2001 at> wrote:
> Is there a repository or other web site that has an equivalent of the
> 'whatprovides' command that I can access from these systems?  Or maybe a
> mailing list where I can list the files I need to find.  It seems rude to
> constantly ask the rest of the group.

I had a similar problem in the past. I got my with googling for "what
provides <filename>". Usually the top result was from rpmfind and was
more than enough to help.


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