tasksel Man page

TASKSEL(8) Debian specific manpage TASKSEL(8)

NAME

tasksel – a user interface for installing tasks

SYNOPSIS

tasksel install

tasksel remove

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-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 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 and Joey Hess

HISTORY
This document first appeared with tasksel-1.0

3.34ubuntu3 2016-01-02 TASKSEL(8)