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dpkg: dpkg configuration file

NAME

dpkg.cfg - dpkg configuration file

DESCRIPTION

This file contains default options for dpkg. Each line contains a single option which is exactly the same as a normal command line option for dpkg except for the leading hyphens which are not used here. Quotes surrounding option values are stripped. Comments are allowed by starting a line with a hash sign ("#").

FILES

/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/[0-9a-zA-Z_-]*
/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg
~/.dpkg.cfg

AUTHOR

See /usr/share/doc/dpkg/THANKS for the list of people who have contributed to dpkg.

SEE ALSO

dpkg(1).