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Roland JARRY 05-15-2008 09:32 AM

aptitude install less verbose
I'm trying to make aptitude less verbose in command line for
installation of new packages. I would like it don't display the long
list of packages upgradable (because actually not upgraded on the
I've tried a lot of options, but without success...
The purpose is to obtain cfengine logs less verbose when I install new
packages on the clients.

# aptitude -o Aptitude::Forget-New-On-Install="true" -o
Aptitude::Theme="Dselect" -P -q=2 install tree
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
Reading extended state information...
Initializing package states...
Reading task descriptions...
Building tag database...
The following packages have been kept back:
acroread acroread-data acroread-escript acroread-plugin-speech
acroread-plugins cpio dump gnumeric gnumeric-common grisbi iceape
libcairo2 libcairo2-dev libmozjs0d libnspr4-0d libnss3-0d libperl5.8
libvlc0 libxul-common libxul0d linux-image-2.6.18-6-686 mozilla
mozilla-acroread mozilla-browser mozilla-mailnews mozilla-plugin-vlc
mozilla-psm mozilla-thunderbird perl perl-base perl-doc perl-modules perl-suid
python2.4 python2.4-dev python2.4-examples python2.4-minimal rsync ssh
ttf-opensymbol vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-esd wxvlc xpdf xpdf-common
xpdf-reader xpdf-utils xulrunner-gnome-support
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 55 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/26.8kB of archives. After unpacking 94.2kB will be used.
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