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Re: Deployment and configuration files

Subject: Re: Deployment and configuration files
From: Andrew Zajac
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 11:47:34 -0400
Many packages are configured using dpkg-reconfigure or the synaptic
frontend to configuring an installed package.  This preserves the
debconf settings from one upgrade to the next.



On 5/10/05, Will H. Backman <whb@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> cfengine
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ubuntu-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jay Camp
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 10:48 AM
> > To: ubuntu-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Deployment and configuration files
> >
> > We plan on offering students a dual-boot image for their laptops.  We
> > plan on making everything as easy to use as possible.  One problem I
> > foresee is that we may want to alter configuration files.  However,
> when
> > there are security updates or a new version it will ask them if they
> > want to overwrite the old configuration file and replace it with a new
> > one.
> >
> > Any suggestions for dealing with customizations in such a distributed
> > fashion (ie laptops instead of a managed lab).
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jay
> >
> >
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