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Configure alternatives.

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Dec 18, 2016
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NAME

cdist-type__update_alternatives - Configure alternatives

DESCRIPTION

On Debian and alike systems update-alternatives(1) can be used to setup alternatives for various programs. One of the most common used targets is the "editor".

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

path Use this path for the given alternative

EXAMPLES

# Setup vim as the default editor __update_alternatives editor --path /usr/bin/vim.basic

SEE ALSO

cdist-type__debconf_set_selections(7), update-alternatives(8)

AUTHORS

Nico Schottelius <nico-cdist--@--schottelius.org>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2013 Nico Schottelius. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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