Linux list all installed programs

How to list all of the installed softwares in Linux OS?

Posted by Amritpal Singh on March 20, 2018

In this tutorial, you will learn to list all programs that came with your distribution and also the ones you manually installed.

On Ubuntu/Debian based system run the following command in terminal:

dpkg -l

Alternatively on Ubuntu/Debian you can also run the dpkg command with the get selections option:

dpkg --get-selections


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