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Fri, 17 Feb 2012

Another step forward for multi-arch

~$ dpkg --print-architecture
~$ dpkg -s linux-image-$(uname -r)
Package `linux-image-3.2.0-1-amd64' is not installed and no info is available.
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
~$ dpkg -s linux-image-$(uname -r):amd64
Package: linux-image-3.2.0-1-amd64
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: kernel
Installed-Size: 104822
Maintainer: Debian Kernel Team <>
Architecture: amd64
Source: linux-2.6
Version: 3.2.6-1

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