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APT-DATER

APT-DATER

Section: (8) Updated: May 23, 2009
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NAME

apt-dater - terminal-based remote package update manager  

SYNOPSIS

apt-dater [[-(c config|v|[n]r)]]
 

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the apt-dater command.

apt-dater is a program to manage package updats on a large number of remote hosts using SSH.  

OPTIONS

apt-dater accepts the following command parameters:

-c config

Use alternative config file. Default is $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/apt-dater/apt-dater.conf.

-v

Show apt-dater version and copyright statement.

-r

Refresh hosts and create XML report on stdout. apt-dater must be compiled with XMLREPORT feature.

-n

Prevent hosts to be refreshed before create XML report (useful for cronjobs which do not have access to SSH key(s)).
 

ENVIRONMENT

MAINTAINER

The maintainer's name (i.e. used by debtrack). If not set, the GECOS entry for the current user will be used. This environment variable could be forwarded to remote hosts with the ssh(1) SendEnv+AcceptEnv options.
 

FILES

~/.config/apt-dater/apt-dater.conf

The configuration file of apt-dater

~/.config/apt-dater/hosts.conf

Contains all hosts you would like to manage
 

SEE ALSO

apt-dater.conf(5), aptitude(1), apt-get(1), debtrack, screen(1), ssh(1).  

AUTHORS

Andre Ellguth <ellguth@ibh.de>

Maintainer.

Thomas Liske <liske@ibh.de>

Maintainer.

Jens Haser <jens_dd@hotmail.de>

Fixed some UI glitches.
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2008 IBH IT-Service GmbH [http://www.ibh.de/]


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS
COPYRIGHT

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