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tasksel - a user interface for installing tasks

TASKSEL(8) Debian specific manpage TASKSEL(8)

NAME

tasksel - a user interface for installing tasks

SYNOPSIS

tasksel install <task>
tasksel remove <task>
tasksel [options]

DESCRIPTION

tasksel shows all available tasks and allows to user to select ones to install

OPTIONS

-t, --test
test mode; don't actually install or remove packages
--new-install
automatically select some tasks without even displaying them to the user; default other tasks to on; used during new Debian installs.
--list-tasks
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-progress options
Pass the specified options to the debconf-apt-progress command that tasksel runs.

SEE ALSO

dpkg(8), apt-get(8)

FILES

/usr/share/tasksel/descs/*.desc and /usr/local/share/tasksel/descs/*.desc are used to define tasks.

AUTHOR

tasksel was written by Randolph Chung <tausq@debian.org> and Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>

HISTORY

This document first appeared with tasksel-1.0
2017-10-27 3.42