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
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
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.
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