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yum search httpd

Ubuntu / Debian

apt-cache search apache2

Filter using regexp with grep

Filter packages a bit better using grep. The example below will show only packages that start with httpd and apache2, respectively


yum search httpd | grep ^httpd

Ubuntu / Debian

apt-cache search apache2 | grep ^apache2

Sort alphabetically

Simply append

| sort -d

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