LKBEN11041: Howto know to which package a certain file belongs with dpkg on debian
You have a file and need to know the package which installed it. Also works on ubuntu, kubuntu, knoppix, ...
To get the information you use dpkg with the -S parameter.
dpkg -S </path/to/the/file>
dpkg -S xsltproc
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