On Tue, 2018-03-06 at 13:28 -0800, Count of San Francisco wrote: > root@server:~# man 5 dpkg-dev > No manual entry for dpkg-dev in section 5 > root@server:~# man 7 dpkg-dev > No manual entry for dpkg-dev in section 7 > > root@server:~# man dpkg-dev > No manual entry for dpkg-dev > > There are no dpkg-dev packages to install or its under a different > name.
Yes, there are: ii dpkg-dev 1.18.24 all Debian package development tools However, Guillem didn't say the manpages were named dpkg-dev, he said they were in the dpkg-dev package. $ dpkg -L dpkg-dev | grep man/man5 /usr/share/man/man5 /usr/share/man/man5/deb-buildinfo.5.gz /usr/share/man/man5/deb-changelog.5.gz /usr/share/man/man5/deb-changes.5.gz ... > root@thor:~# uname -a > Linux thor 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2 (2017-04-30) > x86_64 > GNU/Linux > root@thor:~# cat /etc/issue > Debian GNU/Linux 8 \n \l > > I am running the latest Debian. No, you're not. The latest major release is Debian 9, and even on jessie (Debian 8) the latest kernel would be 3.16.51, which is rather newer than last April. Regards, Adam