TASKSELSection: Debian specific manpage (8)
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NAMEtasksel - a user interface for installing tasks
SYNOPSIStasksel install <task>
tasksel remove <task>
DESCRIPTIONtasksel shows all available tasks and allows to user to select ones to install
- -t, --test
- test mode; don't actually install or remove packages
- automatically select some tasks without even displaying them to the user; default other tasks to on; used during new Debian installs.
- list on stdout the tasks that would be displayed in the tasksel interface
- --task-packages task
lists on stdout the packages that are available and part of the given task
Note that this option may be given more than once.
- --task-desc task
- outputs the extended description of the given task
- --debconf-apt-from waypoint
- Start the debconf-apt-progress bar here.
- --debconf-apt-to waypoint
- End the debconf-apt-progress bar here.
- --debconf-apt-progress options
- Pass the specified options to the debconf-apt-progress command that tasksel runs. These will be appended to any --from and --to options constructed by tasksel itself based on --debconf-apt-from and --debconf-apt-to options.
SEE ALSOdpkg(8), apt-get(8)
FILES/usr/share/tasksel/*.desc and /usr/local/share/tasksel/*.desc are used to define tasks.
AUTHORtasksel was written by Randolph Chung <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Joey Hess <email@example.com>
HISTORYThis document first appeared with tasksel-1.0
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