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NAME

tasksel - a user interface for installing tasks

CONTENTS

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/*.desc and /usr/local/share/tasksel/*.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


3.14.1 TASKSEL (8) 2012-08-27
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