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NAME

       what-provides - determine what package provides a binary in your path

SYNOPSIS

       what-provides SOME_BINARY [SOME_OTHER_BINARY ...]

DESCRIPTION

       what-provides(1)  is  a  simple  program  that  determines what package
       provides a specified binary that is in your path.

       It's a simple alias for dpkg(1) -S $(which(1) "$i").

EXAMPLE

        $ what-provides cat
        coreutils: /bin/cat

SEE ALSO

       dpkg(1), which(1)

AUTHOR

       This  manpage  and  the  utility  was  written   by   Dustin   Kirkland
       <kirkland@ubuntu.com>  for  Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others).
       Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify  this  document
       under  the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 published
       by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public  License
       can  be  found  in  /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL,  or  on  the web at
       http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt.



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