aptdcon - command line client for aptdaemon
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
aptdcon [ OPTIONS ]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
aptdcon allows to perform package management tasks, e.g. installing or removing software, using aptdaemon. There isn't any need to be root to run this programme.
4. OPTIONS ▲
-v, --version Show the version number of the aptdcon.
-h, --help Show information about the usage of the command.
-d, --debug Show additional information on the command line.
-i, --install PACKAGES Install the list of PACKAGES. If you want to install more than one package you have to put the package names into quotation marks.
--reinstall PACKAGES Reinstall the list of PACKAGES. If you want to reinstall more than one package you have to put the package names into quotation marks.
-r, --remove PACKAGES Remove the list of PACKAGES. If you want to remove more than one package you have to put the package names into quotation marks.
-p, --purge PACKAGES Purge the list of PACKAGES. If you want to purge more than one package you have to put the package names into quotation marks.
-u, --upgrade PACKAGES Upgrade the list of PACKAGES. If you want to upgrade more than one package you have to put the package names into quotation marks.
--upgrade-system Upgrade the whole system.
--fix-install Try to complete a previously cancelled installation by calling "dpkg --configure -a".
--fix-depends Try to resolve unsatisified dependencies. Attention: Currently you don't get a confirmation of the changes, which makes this method quite dangerous since it could remove a lot of packages.
--add-vendor-key PUBLIC_KEY_FILE Install the PUBLIC_KEY_FILE to authenticate and trust packages singed by the vendor.
--remove-vendor-key FINGERPRINT Remove the vendor key of the given FINGERPRINT to no longer trust packages from this vendor.
--add-repository \'DEB_LINE\' Allow to install software from the repository specified by the given DEB_LINE. You have to put quotation marks around the DEB_LINE since it normally contains spaces: DEBUTINLINE\'deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian unstable main\' FININLINE
--sources-file SOURCES_FILE Specify an alternative sources file to which the new repository should be written. SOURCES_FILE should be only the basename: backports.list
--list-trusted-vendors Show all trusted software vendors and theirs keys.
--hide-terminal Do not attach to the interactive terminal of the underlying dpkg call.
--allow-unauthenticated Allow to install packages which are not from a trusted vendor.
5. EXAMPLES ▲
The following command will install the package xterm and remove the package eterm in the same run: $ aptdcon --install "xterm" --remove "eterm"
To handle more than one package the names have to be put into quotation marks. The following command will install xterm and eterm: $ aptdcon --install "xterm eterm"
The following command will add the backport repository to the sources.list in a separate file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/backports.list : $ aptdcon --sources-file backports.list \\
--add-repostiry "deb http://archive.backports.org/debian stable main"
6. DIAGNOSTICS ▲
By default aptdaemon logs to the syslog facility AptDaemon. Furthermore you can use the -d option to get additional information on the command line.
7. HOMEPAGE ▲
8. BUGS ▲
You can report bugs at the Launchpad site of aptdaemon: https://bugs.launchpad.net/aptdaemon/+filebug
9. AUTHOR ▲
Sebastian Heinlein <devel at glatzor dot de>
10. SEE ALSO ▲
R aptd (1),
R org.debian.apt (7),
R org.debian.apt.transaction (7)