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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 selecting 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 [AT] debian.org> and Joey Hess <joeyh [AT] debian.org>

HISTORY

This document first appeared with tasksel-1.0

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