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NAME

       cupt_howto - how to use cupt(1) package manager

PREFACE

       When using commands that modify a system, you have to either execute
       cupt with root priviledes or supply ’--simulate’ (or ’-s’) option.

BASIC USAGE

       How do I:

   upgrade the whole system?
       cupt full-upgrade

   upgrade the system without removing packages?
       cupt safe-upgrade

   install a package?
       cupt install <package name>

   install several packages at once?
       cupt install <package name 1> <package name 2> .. <package name N>

   remove a package?
       cupt remove <package name>

   remove several packages at once?
       cupt remove <package name 1> <package name 2> .. <package name N>

   remove a package along with its configuration files?
       cupt purge <package name>

   update repository metadata?
       cupt update

   print info about package?
       cupt show <package name>

   print only dependencies for a package?
       cupt depends <package name>

   print reverse dependencies for a package?
       cupt rdepends <package name>

   search for a package?
       cupt search <keyword 1> <keyword2> .. <keyword N>

REPORTING PROBLEMS

   with package dependency resolver
       add ’-o debug::resolver=1’

   with scheduling dpkg actions
       add ’-o debug::worker=1’

   with downloader
       add ’-o debug::downloader=1’

   with gpg signatures
       add ’-o debug::gpgv=1’

ADVANCED USAGE

       How do I:

   print info about available releases?
       cupt policy

   print info about pins and available versions for a package?
       cupt policy <package name>

   print info about many packages?
       cupt show <package name 1> <package name 2> .. <package name N>

   print all configuration variables?
       cupt config-dump

   print a particular configuration variable?
       cupt config-dump <variable>

   see Debian changelog for a package?
       cupt changelog <package name>

   see copyright info for a package?
       cupt copyright <package name>

   specify a particular version for a package?
       <package name>=<version string> (example: cupt install
       proxychains=3.1-2)

   specify a particular acrhive/codename for a package?
       <package name>/<archive> (example: cupt install libc6/experimental)

       <package name>/<codename> (example: cupt install proxychains/lenny)

   see versions of packages for install/remove/upgrade/etc. ?
       use ’--show-versions’ option

   see why cupt decided to do that particular action?
       use ’--show-reasons’ option

   install and remove packages simultaneously?
       Examples:

       cupt install <package name to install> <package name to remove>-

       cupt remove <package name to remove> <package name to install>+

   satisfy particular dependency relation expressions?
       cupt satisfy

   mark the package as automatically installed?
       cupt markauto <package name>

   mark the package as manually installed?
       cupt unmarkauto <package name>

SEE ALSO

       cupt(1)