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AXI-CACHE(1) User Commands AXI-CACHE(1)


axi-cache - query the Apt Xapian Index


axi-cache [options] command [args]


Query the Apt Xapian index.


search commands:
repeat the last search, possibly adding query terms
show a summary of commands
print information about the apt-xapian-index environment
show the last results again
show more terms from the last search
show details of reverse relationships for the given packages
start a new search
apt-cache front-ends:
run apt-cache depends pkgname[s]
run apt-cache madison pkgname[s]
run apt-cache policy pkgname[s]
run apt-cache rdepends pkgname[s]
run apt-cache show pkgname[s]
run apt-cache showpkg pkgname[s]
run apt-cache showsrc pkgname[s]


show program's version number and exit
show this help message and exit
sort by the given value, as listed in /var/lib/apt-xapian-index/values. Add a '-' to reverse sort order
show matching tags, rather than packages
suggest words for tab completion of the current command line (type is 'plain' or 'partial')
use 'show --last' to limit tab completion to only the packages from the last search results
disable pagination and always show all results. Note that search results are normally sorted by relevance, so you may find meaningless results at the end of the output
February 2021 axi-cache 0.47