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I'd like to know which new packages (brand new, not the updated ones) have appeared in my installed repos. Just in case there can be something useful :)

I guess it should be a simple bash script to list-sort-diff. But maybe, there're some better solutions?

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Aptitude enter image description here has a section for “New packages”, listing all the packages that appeared since you last cleared the list. Press F to clear the list.

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@Gareth http://bit.ly/software-small is standard usage on Ask Ubuntu. The image is broken for some people, but no solution has been found so far. –  Gilles Oct 20 '11 at 14:56

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