command-not-found - Suggest installation of packages in interactive bash sessions

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package name command-not-found
Package version 18.10.0~pre2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 35 B
Download size 5.07 KB
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This package will install a handler for command_not_found that looks up
programs not currently installed but available from the repositories.


Package Version Architecture Repository
command-not-found_18.10.0~pre2_all.deb 18.10.0~pre2 all Ubuntu Updates Main
command-not-found_18.10.0~pre1_all.deb 18.10.0~pre1 all Ubuntu Main
command-not-found_18.10.0~pre1_all.deb 18.10.0~pre1 all Ubuntu Main
command-not-found - - -


Name Value
python3-commandnotfound = 18.10.0~pre2


Type URL
Binary Package command-not-found_18.10.0~pre2_all.deb
Source Package command-not-found

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install command-not-found deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install command-not-found


2018-11-09 - Steve Langasek <>
command-not-found (18.10.0~pre2) cosmic; urgency=medium
* Update data for state as of release.  LP: #1802462.
2018-05-07 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.10.0~pre1) cosmic; urgency=medium
* first cosmic build
2018-05-05 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.04.5) bionic; urgency=medium
* Ensure /snap/bin is in PATH when checking for commands
(LP: #1769088)
2018-04-23 - Steve Langasek <>
command-not-found (18.04.4) bionic; urgency=medium
* Refresh the command indices.
2018-04-17 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.04.3) bionic; urgency=medium
* Change <snap name> to <snapname> (LP: #1764413)
* Update static commands data
2018-04-13 - Jeremy Bicha <>
command-not-found (18.04.2) bionic; urgency=medium
* Drop unused python2 python-commandnotfound package (LP: #1763082)
* Build with pybuild to simplify debian/rules
2018-04-12 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.04.1) bionic; urgency=medium
* CommandNotFound/
- add special case for "python" when "python3" is already installed
- update static commands data deb packaging
- update static commands data
2018-04-03 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.04.0) bionic; urgency=medium
* support "ignore-commands" tags to support blacklisting certain
* update advise to print "but can be installed with:"
* when multiple versions are found, write the first version as:
"# version 1.0, or" (i.e. append ", or")
2018-03-28 - Ɓukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak <>
command-not-found (18.04.0~pre8) bionic; urgency=medium
* Update CommandNotFound/db to latest bionic.
2018-03-19 - Michael Vogt <>
command-not-found (18.04.0~pre7) bionic; urgency=medium
* Only rebuild commands.db if the inputs changed

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