DEBCONF-LOADTEMPLATE(1) Debconf DEBCONF-LOADTEMPLATE(1)NAME
debconf-loadtemplate - load template file into debconf database
debconf-loadtemplate owner file [file ..]
Loads one or more template files into the debconf database. The first parameter specifies the owner of the templates (typically, the owner
is the name of a debian package). The remaining parameters are template files to load.
This program should never be used from a maintainer script of a package that uses debconf! It may however, be useful in debugging, or to
seed the debconf database.
SEE ALSO debconf-communicate(1)AUTHOR
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Check Out this Related Man Page
DEBCONF(1) Debconf DEBCONF(1)NAME
debconf - run a debconf-using program
debconf [options] command [args]
Debconf is a configuration system for Debian packages. For a debconf overview and documentation for sysadmins, see debconf(7) (in the
The debconf program runs a program under debconf's control, setting it up to talk with debconf on stdio. The program's output is expected
to be debconf protocol commands, and it is expected to read result codes on stdin. See debconf-devel(7) for details about the debconf
The command to be run under debconf must be specified in a way that will let your PATH find it.
This command is not the usual way that debconf is used. It's more typical for debconf to be used via dpkg-preconfigure(8) or
OPTIONS -opackage, --owner=package
Tell debconf what package the command it is running is a part of. This is necessary to get ownership of registered questions right, and
to support unregister and purge commands properly.
Select the frontend to use.
Specify the minimum priority of question that will be displayed.
Enables terse output mode. This affects only some frontends.
To debug a shell script that uses debconf, you might use:
DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer debconf my-shell-prog
Or, you might use this:
debconf --frontend=readline sh -x my-shell-prog
SEE ALSO debconf-devel(7), debconf(7)AUTHOR
Joey Hess <email@example.com>
I have a huge matrix file containing some 1.5 million rows and 6000 columns. The matrix looks something like this:
1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
3 4 5
I want to add all the numbers in the columns of this matrix and display the result to my stdout. This means that the numbers in the first column are:
... (2 Replies)
Just trying to get to grips with sed and awk for some reporting for work and I need some assistance:
I have a file that lists policy names on the first line and then on the second line whether the policy is active or not.
Policy Name: Policy1
Policy... (8 Replies)
version info :
vi availabe with RHEL 5.4
I have a text file with 10,000 lines. I want to copy lines from 5000th line to 7000th and redirect to a file. Any idea how I can do this?
The above scenario is just an example. In my actual requirement, the file has 14 million lines and I want... (9 Replies)
I know the following questions are noobish questions but I am asking them because I am confused about the basics of history behind UNIX and LINUX.
Ok onto business, my questions are-:
Was/Is UNIX ever an open source operating system ?
If UNIX was... (21 Replies)
I couldn't find an actual introduction thread, so I decided to just put this here.
I go by d0wngrade online. I have been programming in multiple languages for about 15+ years. I started with standard web design languages like HTML and CSS, but I then advanced from design to development... (2 Replies)
The first active code line in AudioScope.sh is set -u .
This causes a complete exit if a variable is used/found but has not been allocated at the start of the program.
However, apart from writing code to do the task, is there a switch to to check which variables have been... (17 Replies)
In thread https://www.unix.com/shell-programming-and-scripting/267833-grouping-counting.html rovf and I had a mini-discussion on grep and awk.
Here is a demo script that compares the awk and grep approaches for this single problem:
# @(#) s2 Demonstrate group... (1 Reply)
I have to fish out some specific columns from a file based on the header value. I have the list of columns I need in a different file. I thought I could read in the list of headers I need,
# file with header names of required columns in required order
# read contents... (11 Replies)
For those interested in installing dash shell on OSX Lion to help test POSIX compliancy of shell scripts, it is quite easy. I did it like this:
If you don't have gcc on your system:
0. Download and install the Command Line Tools for Xcode package from Sign In - Apple *
1. Download the dash... (2 Replies)
Hello and thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer me
I'm trying to learn the find command and thought I was understanding it... Apparently I was wrong. I was doing compound searches and I started getting weird results with the -size test. I was trying to do a search on a 1G file owned by... (14 Replies)
I have data of an excel files as given below,
org1_1 1 1 2.5 100
org1_2 1 2 5.5 98
org1_3 1 3 7.2 88
org2_1 1 1 2.5 100
org2_2 1 2 5.5 56
org2_3 1 3 7.2 70
I have multiple excel files as above shown.
I have to copy column 1, column 4 and paste into a new excel file as... (26 Replies)
Taking a break from Vue.js coding for the site, SEO and YT videos; and hopefully addressing some well deserved criticism from some here that I have been too focused on the visual aspects of the forums versus the substance and the community....
While the "current generation... (9 Replies)
Well guys and gals, I jumped in at the deep end and found things that PERL cannot do by default.
Many tricky terminal escape codes are not catered for so I had to create workarounds.
One thing I searched for was this:
Passing perl variable to shell command
AND, @Neo this was... (15 Replies)