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dnf5-search - Man Page

Search Command

Synopsis

dnf5 search [options] <pattern>...

Description

The search command in DNF5 is used for searching packages by matching given keywords from the user against various metadata.

By default the command searches for all requested keys (AND operation) in Name or Summary fields from the RPM package metadata. Matching is case-insensitive and globs are supported.

Options

--all
Search patterns also inside Description and URL fields.
By applying this option the search lists packages that match at least one of the keys (OR operation).
--showduplicates
Show all versions of packages, not only the latest ones.

Examples

dnf5 search kernel
Search kernel keyword inside Name or Summary package metadata fields.
dnf5 search rpm dbus
Search packages having both rpm and dbus keywords inside Name or Summary fields.
dnf5 search --all fedora gnome kde
Search packages having any of given keywords in Name, Summary, Description or URL fields.

See Also

dnf5-specs(7), Patterns specification

Author

See AUTHORS.md in dnf5 source distribution.

Referenced By

dnf5(8).

The man page dnf-search(8) is an alias of dnf5-search(8).

Jun 12, 2024 dnf5