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NAME

       apt-dater.conf - configuration file of apt-dater(8)

SYNOPSIS

          [Section]

          parameter=value

          parameter=value;value;...;

DESCRIPTION

       The file apt-dater.conf is the configuration file for apt-dater(8).
       apt-dater(8) is a program to manage package updats on a large number of
       remote hosts using SSH. This man page descripes briefly the parameters
       of the file apt-dater.conf. The default location of this file is
       $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/apt-dater/hosts.conf.

       The syntax of the configuration file is the syntax of glib keyfiles.

OPTIONS

   Section [Paths]
       HostsFile=$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/apt-dater/hosts.conf
          The location of the file contains all host which will be managed
          with apt-dater. (optional)

       StatsDir=$XDG_DATA_HOME/apt-dater
          The location of the directory which contains the status files of any
          host. (optional)

   Section [Screen]
       RCFile=$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/apt-dater/screenrc
          Location of screen(1) config file. (optional)

       Title=%m # %u@%h:%p
          Template for screen titles using string escapes. (optional)

   Section [SSH]
       Cmd=/usr/bin/ssh
          The location of ssh-client binary.

       SFTPCmd
          The command to initiate a file transfer e.g.  /usr/bin/mc
          /#sh:%u@%h:C/

       OptionalCmdFlags
          Additional ssh-client command flags, which will be appended.

       DefaultUser
          The default user which will be used for remote login.

       DefaulPort=22
          The default port to connect to the ssh server.

   Section [Commands]
       CmdRefresh=sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude -s -y -v upgrade
          The command which will be used to refresh the status of the managed
          host.

       CmdUpgrade=sudo aptitude upgrade
          The command which will be used to intitate a upgrade of a managed
          host.

       CmdInstall=sudo aptitude install %s
          The command which will be used to update a single package.  %s will
          be replaced by the name of the package.

   Section [Appearance]
       Colors
          Set your own color style of the ui components. To highlight colors
          you can use the bright* keyword. Example: Colors=menu brightgreen
          blue;status brightgreen blue;selector black red;

             Components are:

                default

                menu

                status

                selector

                hoststatus

                query

                input

             Colors are:

                default

                black

                cyan

                green

                magenta

                red

                white

                yellow

ENVIRONMENT

       MAINTAINER
          The maintainer’s name. If not set, the GECOS entry for the current
          user will be used. This environment variable is forwarded to the
          remote hosts and used by debtrack..RE

STRING ESCAPES

       apt-dater(8) provides an string escape mechanism. The escape character
       is ’%’.

           .PP Table 1. List of supported escapes.
       +-------+------------------+
       |escape | replaced by      |
       +-------+------------------+
       |%      | escape character |
       +-------+------------------+
       |h      | hostname         |
       +-------+------------------+
       |m      | maintainer name  |
       +-------+------------------+
       |p      | SSH port number  |
       +-------+------------------+
       |u      | SSH username     |
       +-------+------------------+

FILES

       apt-dater.conf
          The configuration file of apt-dater.

       hosts.conf
          Contains all hosts you would like to manage.

SEE ALSO

       apt-dater(8), aptitude(1), apt-get(1), debtrack, screen(1), ssh(1),
       [1]XDG Base Directory Specification.

COPYRIGHT

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

REFERENCES

       1. XDG Base Directory Specification
          http://www.freedesktop.org/Standards/basedir-spec

                                 Jule 7, 2008                     APT-DATER(5)