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I need to list all packages on the system, in the chronological order (or reverse order) in which they were installed. With RPM, you can do this with "rpm -qa --last".

Looking at the dpkg and dpkg-query man pages, I can't seem to find an equivalent, but perhaps I missed something?

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ls -tl /var/lib/dpkg/info/ | less

Source: http://mail.linux.ie/pipermail/ilug/2009-April/102096.html

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