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LLE10147 : How is a debconf package configured under debian


You have a running system and want to know how a certain package is configured with debconf


This is interesting for setting up another system


You can use the debconf-show command followed by the packagename e.g.

debconf-show dhcp3-server

This will show the configuration done with debconf.  This command has to be run as root otherwise you will get an access error.

Here we show the x11-common configuration:

 debconf-show x11-common
  x11-common/xwrapper/nice_value: 0
  x11-common/xwrapper/allowed_users: Console Users Only
  x11-common/xwrapper/actual_allowed_users: console

Setting with a star in the front, here missing, are set. Others are default.


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