wajig − Simplified command line administrator for Debian


wajig [options] commands...


This manual page briefly documents the wajig command.

wajig packages into one tool many commands useful for managing a Debian system. Instead of having to remember whether to use dpkg or apt-get or apt-cache, etc, wajig does the selection of the appropriate tool for you.

wajig is a user command but will use sudo to run commands requiring super user permissions.

The primary documentation is available from


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (’-’). A summary of options to get you started is included below. For more details see wajig tutorial and wajig commands.
−h, −−help

Show summary.

−V, −−version

Show version of program.


This manual page was written by Graham Williams <Graham.Williams [AT]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).