Questions tagged [debconf]

Debconf is a software utility for performing system-wide configuration tasks on debian-like linux systems.

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Automating postfix installation

I have been trying to automatically install postfix in a non-interactive way via startup-script on machine boot up. After a bit of research I found out some suggestion that I could try to install it ...
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Deb Package Templates File Variables

I am building a .deb package which will install software to create a RAID array from prexisting system devices. I would like to have a question presented to the user through the templates file, using ...
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How can I preseed the answers to the prompts in this deb?

I am trying to install jitsi-meet on a vm via automated script . However, the deb package prompts for a hostname. How can I set this value from a script? I have tried using debconf-set-selections, ...
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How to Back up conffiles in the same directory without it being read.

I have seen two extensions being used which doesn't lead to configuration files in /etc/ being read. The first is - *.conf.backup and the second is *.conf.old Are there any other extensions ...