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pkcon - PackageKit console client
pkcon [OPTION...] [COMMAND]
This manual page documents briefly the pkcon command. pkcon is the command line client for PackageKit.
pkcon knows about the following commands. Depending on the backend in use, not all of them may be available. backend-details Print information about the PackageKit backend in use. get-roles List the roles that a transaction can have. get-groups List the available package groups. get-filters List the available filters. get-transactions List known transactions. get-time ROLE Print the time that has passed since the last transaction with the given role. search [name|details|group|file] DATA Search for a package matching the given data. The search is performed in the package information that is indicated by the first argument: name, details, group or files. install PACKAGES Install the given packages from repositories. install-local FILES Install the given packages from the local filesystem. download DIRECTORY PACKAGES Download the given packages from repositories, and store them in the given directory. install-sig TYPE KEY_ID PACKAGE Install a package signature. Only GPG signatures are supported at this time. remove PACKAGE Remove the given package. update [PACKAGES] Update the system by installing available updates. If a list of packages is specified, only install updates for these packages. refresh [force] Refresh the cached information about available updates. resolve PACKAGE Resolve the given package name and print information about installed or available packages and updates. upgrade-system DISTRIBUTION [minimal|default|complete] Upgrade the system to the given distribution. get-updates List available updates. get-distro-upgrades List available distribution upgrades. depends-on PACKAGE List dependencies fo the given package. required-by PACKAGE List packages that require the given package. get-details PACKAGE Print details about the available or installed package with the given name. get-details-local FILE Print details about the local package. get-files PACKAGE List the files contained in the given package. get-files-local FILE List the files contained in the local package. get-update-detail PACKAGE Print the package changelog for the given package. get-packages List all available and installed packages. repo-list List all configured package repositories. repo-enable REPOSITORY Enable the given repository. repo-disable REPOSITORY Disable the given repository. repo-set-data REPOSITORY PARAMETER DATA Set the given parameter to the given value for the repository. repo-remove REPOSITORY PARAMETER Removes the repository and optionally any packages installed from it. what-provides STRING List packages that provide the given string. accept-eula EULA_ID Accept the EULA with the given id. get-categories List available categories. repair Attempt to repair the system package database. offline-get-prepared Print information about the prepared offline update. If no offline update is prepared, exit with an exit code of 1. offline-trigger Trigger an offline update. offline-status Print information about the result of the last offline update.
The following options can be used to influence the behavior of pkcon. --version Print the program version and exit. -h, --help Show help options. --help-all Show all help options. --filter FILTER Set the filter to use. -y, --noninteractive Install packages without asking for confirmation. --only-download Prepare the transaction by downloading packages only. -n, --background Run the command using idle network bandwidth and also using less power. -p, --plain Print to screen a machine-readable output, rather than using animated widgets. -v, --verbose Show debugging information. -c, --cache-age AGE Set the maximum acceptable age for cached metadata, in seconds. Use -1 for 'never'. --allow-untrusted Allow untrusted packages to be installed. --allow-downgrade Allow packages to be downgraded during transaction. --allow-reinstall Allow packages to be reinstalled during transaction.
0 Success 1 Failed with miscellaneous internal error. 3 Failed with syntax error, or failed to parse command. 4 Failed as a file or directory was not found. 5 Nothing useful was done. 6 The initial setup failed, e.g. setting the network proxy. 7 The transaction failed, see the detailed error for more information.
pkmon (1). The programs are documented fully on http://www.packagekit.org.
This manual page was written by Richard Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Richard Hughes Author.
Copyright © 2007 - 2013 Richard Hughes