DPKG-UNHOLD(8) dlocate DPKG-UNHOLD(8)NAME
dpkg-unhold - program to flag for installation a package or packages
dpkg-unhold marks package(s) to be held.
it achieves this by running `dpkg --set-selections' and piping in the package name(s) followed by `install'.
NOTE: this program does not install, remove, purge any package. it ONLY sets the status of the package. any actual removal or purging is
done the next time dselect, apt-get, aptitude, etc are run.
The name is little bit of a misnomer in that it marks the package for installation. this effectively "unholds" the package if it is held,
but will cause dselect/apt/etc to install it if it wasn't already installed.
SEE ALSO dpkg(1), dpkg-hold(1), dpkg-remove(1), dpkg-purge(1)AUTHOR
dpkg-unhold was written Craig Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>. dpkg-unhold is Free Software placed in the public domain.
Debian Project 2009-06-02 DPKG-UNHOLD(8)
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DPKG-PRECONFIGURE(8) Debconf DPKG-PRECONFIGURE(8)NAME
dpkg-preconfigure - let packages ask questions prior to their installation
dpkg-preconfigure [options] package.deb
dpkg-preconfigure lets packages ask questions before they are installed. It operates on a set of debian packages, and all packages that
use debconf will have their config script run so they can examine the system and ask questions.
OPTIONS -ftype, --frontend=type
Select the frontend to use.
Set the lowest priority of questions you are interested in. Any questions with a priority below the selected priority will be ignored
and their default answers will be used.
Enables terse output mode. This affects only some frontends.
Run in apt mode. It will expect to read a set of package filenames from stdin, rather than getting them as parameters. Typically this
is used to make apt run dpkg-preconfigure on all packages before they are installed. To do this, add something like this to
// Pre-configure all packages before
// they are installed.
"dpkg-preconfigure --apt --priority=low";
Display usage help.
SEE ALSO debconf(7)AUTHOR
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