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       adapt - adapt a package from any release of Ubuntu for the local system, using containers


       adapt ACTION [OPTIONS]


       alias [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE] -c|--command COMMAND

              Create an alias to a command in your ~/.adapt/bin/ directory

       install [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE] -p|--package PACKAGE

              Install a package in an adapt container

       purge|erase [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE] -p|--package PACKAGE

              Remove (purge) a package from an adapt container


              List all available adapt containers

       run [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE] -c|--command COMMAND

              Run a command from an adapt container

       shell [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE]

              Open a shell in an adapt container

       unalias [-d|distro DISTRO] [-r|--release RELEASE] -c|--command COMMAND

              Remove an alias create


            -c|--command COMMAND     Command to run or alias or unalias

            -v|--verbose|--debug     Enable verbose debugging

            -d|--distro DISTRO  Distro, e.g ubuntu, centos, debian

            -p|--package PACKAGE     Goes with install, packages to install

            -r|--release RELEASE     Version of distro, e.g. trusty, 7, wheezy

            -h|--help      Display help/usage information


       This  package  provides  a simple, clean method to install and use packages, services, and
       binaries from one version of Ubuntu onto another, without requiring PPAs.

       Instead, it uses LXD and Ubuntu system containers.


       apt(8), lxc(1)


       This manpage and the utility were written  by  Dustin  Kirkland  <>  for
       Ubuntu  systems  (but  may  be used by others).  Permission is granted to copy, distribute
       and/or modify this document and the utility under the terms  of  the  GNU  General  Public
       License, Version 3 published by the Free Software Foundation.

       The  complete  text  of  the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-
       licenses/GPL     on     Debian/Ubuntu     systems     or      on      the      web      at