Ubuntu server dpkg -l *couch* can't see packages in couchbase.list

With Ubuntu desktop (ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.iso) I can download deb file package list and key:

sudo wget -O/etc/apt/sources.list.d/couchbase.list http://packages.couchbase.com/ubuntu/couchbase-ubuntu1204.list

wget -O- http://packages.couchbase.com/ubuntu/couchbase.key | sudo apt-key add

Then do 'sudo apt-get update' then 'dpkg -l *couchbase* and see

rc couchbase-server 2.2.0 Couchbase Server
un libcouchbase-dev (no description available)
un libcouchbase2 (no description available)
rc libcouchbase2-core 2.2.0-2453 library for the Couchbase protocol, core files
un libcouchbase2-libevent (no description available)

BUT! with Ubuntu server (ubuntu-12.10-server-amd64) the 'dpkg -l *couchbase* does not see packages.

What do I need to install?

Thanks
Brad

1 Answer

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dpkg will only show packages that have already been installed at least once and are present in the local package cache (i.e. the package state). Use 'apt-cache search' or 'aptitude search' to search for uninstalled (specifically, never-installed) packages)

Thanks! That did the trick. I had installed and uninstalled, so the remnants were there. I am more familiar with Redhat systems at this point, so still have a lot to learn...