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

Debconf is a software utility for performing system-wide configuration tasks on -like systems. It is closely integrated with Debian's package management system, .

While there is no command named debconf, several user interface frontends exist. Debconf supports preconfiguring packages before they are installed, which allows large installs and upgrades to ask for all the necessary information before the actual installation.

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