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       reconfigure,se_dselect,se_synaptic  -  run  a  Debian  package   system
       programs in the proper security context


       se_dpkg [  <<dpkg ARGS>> ... ]
       se_apt-get [ <<apt-get ARGS>> ... ]
       se_aptitude [ <<aptitude ARGS>> ... ]
       se_dpkg-reconfigure [ <<dpkg-reconfigure ARGS>> ... ]
       se_dselect [ <<dselect ARGS>> ... ]
       se_synaptic [ <<synaptic ARGS>> ... ]


       These  programs  are all symbolic links to a simple wrapper script that
       uses run_init to run  actually  run  the  corresponding  program  after
       setting  up  the  proper  context.   run_init  acquires  a  new  Psuedo
       terminal, forks a child process that  binds  to  the  pseudo  terminal,
       forks                            the                            program
       (dpkg,apt-get,aptitude,synaptic,dselect,ordpkg-reconfigure)  that   the
       user  actually  needs  to  run,  and  then sits around and connects the
       physical terminal it was invoked upon with the psuedo terminal, passing
       keyboard into to the child process, and passing the output of the child
       process to the physical terminal.

       It sets up the psuedo terminal properly based on the physical  terminal
       attributes,  and then sets the user's terminal to RAW mode, taking care
       to reset it on exit.


       This manual page was written by Manoj Srivastava <>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system.