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XBPS utility to query for package and repository information. See also: xbps. More information:

  • Search for a package in remote repositories using a regular expression or a keyword (if --regex is omitted):

xbps-query --search {{regular_expression|keyword}} --repository --regex

  • Show information about an installed package:

xbps-query --show {{package}}

  • Show information about a package in remote repositories:

xbps-query --show {{package}} --repository

  • List packages registered in the package database:

xbps-query --list-pkgs

  • List explicitly installed packages (i.e. not automatically installed as dependencies):

xbps-query --list-manual-pkgs