Aptdaemon

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Aptdaemon

https://launchpad.net/aptdaemon
transaction based package management service

Aptdaemon allows normal users to perform package management tasks, e.g. refreshing the cache, upgrading the system, installing or removing software packages.

Currently it comes with the following main features:

- Programming language independent D-Bus interface, which allows one to write clients in several languages - Runs only if required (D-Bus activation) - Fine grained privilege management using PolicyKit, e.g. allowing all desktop user to query for updates without entering a password - Support for media changes during installation from DVD/CDROM - Support for debconf (Debian's package configuration system) - Support for attaching a terminal to the underlying dpkg call

This package contains the aptd script and all the data files required to run the daemon. Moreover it contains the aptdcon script, which is a command line client for aptdaemon. The API is not stable yet.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Debian: Julian Andres Klode <jak@debian.org>

Verified on

26 September 2014

Notes

License: gpl-2+




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/aptdaemon
Downloadhttps://launchpad.net/aptdaemon
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/aptdaemon


Software prerequisites




Entry




Date 2015-07-17
Source Debian
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/aptdaemon

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