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DEBCONF-LOADTEMPLATE(1) 					      Debconf						   DEBCONF-LOADTEMPLATE(1)

NAME
debconf-loadtemplate - load template file into debconf database SYNOPSIS
debconf-loadtemplate owner file [file ..] DESCRIPTION
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. WARNING
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 <joeyh@debian.org> 2012-09-10 DEBCONF-LOADTEMPLATE(1)

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DEBCONF(1)							      Debconf								DEBCONF(1)

NAME
debconf - run a debconf-using program SYNOPSIS
debconf [options] command [args] DESCRIPTION
Debconf is a configuration system for Debian packages. For a debconf overview and documentation for sysadmins, see debconf(7) (in the debconf-doc package). 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 protocol. 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 dpkg-reconfigure(8). 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. -ftype, --frontend=type Select the frontend to use. -pvalue, --priority=value Specify the minimum priority of question that will be displayed. --terse Enables terse output mode. This affects only some frontends. EXAMPLES
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 <joeyh@debian.org> 2018-02-28 DEBCONF(1)
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