Last week Aaron asked me if I knew the reason behind the latest kernel update, or if I knew where to find the changelog. I poked around a bit and found that Aptitude, the command-line package management tool, has a changelog option. If you’d like to see the changelog for a package before you update, or even after you’ve updated, you can do so with Aptitude.
Viewing the Changelog From The Terminal
Taking a look at the changelog for a package can be done at the command line by using: