Package debconf

Debian configuration management system

Debconf is a configuration management system for Debian
packages. Packages use Debconf to ask questions when
they are installed.

General Commands
Command Description
debconf run a debconf-using program
debconf-apt-progress install packages using debconf to display a progress bar
debconf-communicate communicate with debconf
debconf-copydb copy a debconf database
debconf-escape helper when working with debconf's escape capability
debconf-set-selections insert new values into the debconf database
debconf-show query the debconf database
System Administration
Command Description
dpkg-preconfigure let packages ask questions prior to their installation
dpkg-reconfigure reconfigure an already installed package