1. NAME

tasksel - a user interface for installing tasks

2. SYNOPSIS

tasksel install <task>

tasksel remove <task>

tasksel [options]

3. DESCRIPTION

tasksel shows all available tasks and allows to user to select ones to install

4. OPTIONS

-t, --test 4 test mode; don't actually install or remove packeges

--new-install 4 automatically select some tasks without even displaying them to the user; default other tasks to on; used during new Debian installs.

--list-tasks 4 list on stdout the tasks that would be displayed in the tasksel interface

--task-packages task 4 lists on stdout the packages that are available and part of the given task .Sp Note that this option may be given more than once.

--task-desc task 4 outputs the extended description of the given task

--debconf-apt-progress options 4 Pass the specified options to the debconf-apt-progress command that tasksel runs.

5. SEE ALSO

dpkg (8), apt-get (8)

6. FILES

/usr/share/tasksel/*.desc and /usr/local/share/tasksel/*.desc are used to define tasks.

7. AUTHOR

tasksel was written by Randolph Chung < > and Joey Hess < >

8. HISTORY

This document first appeared with tasksel-1.0