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rebuild the Apt Xapian Index


update-apt-xapian-index [options]

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Rebuild the Apt Xapian index



show program’s version number and exit

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-q, --quiet

quiet mode: only output fatal errors

-v, --verbose

verbose mode

-f, --force

force database rebuild even if it’s already up to date


do not use the APT cache, but the given Package file


use progress reporting suitable from programatic parsing.

-u, --update

incremental update, reindexing only those packages whose version has changed since the last run

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