tasksel - a user interface for installing tasks
tasksel install <task>
tasksel remove <task>
tasksel shows all available tasks and allows to user to select ones to
test mode; don’t actually install or remove packeges
automatically select some tasks without even displaying them to the
user; default other tasks to on; used during new Debian installs.
list on stdout the tasks that would be displayed in the tasksel
lists on stdout the packages that are available and part of the
Note that this option may be given more than once.
outputs the extended description of the given task
Start the debconf-apt-progress bar here.
End the debconf-apt-progress bar here.
Pass the specified options to the debconf-apt-progress command that
tasksel runs. These will be appended to any --from and --to options
constructed by tasksel itself based on --debconf-apt-from and
/usr/share/tasksel/*.desc and /usr/local/share/tasksel/*.desc are used
to define tasks.
tasksel was written by Randolph Chung <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Joey Hess
This document first appeared with tasksel-1.0