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Joey Hess ffbea16ce5 * Add pbbuttonsd to laptop task for powerpc. 15 years ago
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po [l10n] Updated Lithuanian translation 15 years ago
README fixed a typo 16 years ago
arabic edit arabic tasks 15 years ago
arabic-desktop edit arabic tasks 15 years ago
bengali Add aspell-* dictionaries for Bengali/Hindi/Punjabi 15 years ago
bengali-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
brazilian-portuguese * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
brazilian-portuguese-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
bulgarian * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
bulgarian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
catalan * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
catalan-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
chinese-s * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
chinese-s-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
chinese-t * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
chinese-t-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
cyrillic * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
cyrillic-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
czech Added aspell-cs to the Czech task 15 years ago
czech-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
danish * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
danish-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
database-server * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
desktop * Add kpackage to kde-desktop. 15 years ago
dns-server * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
dutch * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
dutch-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
file-server * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
french Add aspell-fr to the French task 15 years ago
french-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
german * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
german-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
gnome-desktop * Add pbbuttonsd to laptop task for powerpc. 15 years ago
greek * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
greek-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
hebrew * Update Hebrew tasks. Closes: #323241 16 years ago
hebrew-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
hindi Add aspell-* dictionaries for Bengali/Hindi/Punjabi 15 years ago
hindi-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
hungarian Add hungarian and hungarian-desktop tasks 15 years ago
hungarian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
italian * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
italian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
japanese * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
japanese-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
kde-desktop * Add a Provides field, this is used to let tasksel know if two alternate 15 years ago
korean * Remove doc-debian-ko. Closes: #330111 16 years ago
korean-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
laptop * Add pbbuttonsd to laptop task for powerpc. 15 years ago
lithuanian * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
lithuanian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
mail-server * Uncomment the now-available sa-exim in mail server task. 15 years ago
manual * Manual package selection is now less of a special case, with an actual 16 years ago
norwegian * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
norwegian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
persian * Add basic Persian local tasks by bubulle. Closes: #350121 15 years ago
persian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
polish * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
polish-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
print-server * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
punjabi Rename Punjabi translations from pa_IN to pa 15 years ago
punjabi-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
romanian * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
romanian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
russian * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
russian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
slovak * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
slovak-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
spanish * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
spanish-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
standard Really update PO files wrt POT files after regenerating them 16 years ago
swedish * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
swedish-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
thai * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
thai-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
turkish * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago
turkish-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
ukrainian replaced ispell-ukr by ispell-uk in 'ukrainian' task (ispell-ukr is now 15 years ago
ukrainian-desktop * Rename the "Depends" field to "Enhances" which is much closer to what it's 15 years ago
web-server * Explicitly add Packages: task-fields lines to all the tasks in tasks/ 16 years ago

README

Files in this directory with lowercase filenames contain descriptions of
various general tasks a user might want to perform with a Debian system,
lists of packages that they might use to perform the tasks, and grouping
information to make related sets of tasks appear together.

See the toplevel README for details about the file format. The files in
this directory are preprocessed and may include comments by prefixing any
line with a hash mark ("#"). Also, the Packages-list field is used in these
files to list the packages that are part of each task, like so:

Packages-list:
foo
bar
baz
...

List only real packages, not virtual packages.

Packages listed for different tasks (and within a single task)
should not conflict, or the results will be rather arbitrary.

Packages that are only available on some architectures, or that may not
be available on the user's installation media may still be listed. This
is no problem, they are simply ignored in those cases. Take care listing
such packages as Key however.

Care should be taken when adding new tasks to ensure that the new task is
suitably generic -- it should be something of value to a large number (at
least 25%) of our users; and 90% of our users should be able to understand
what the task is from only its short description. It must not perform the
same general purpose as some other existing task. It must contain packages
that are the ones in most common use, and software that is of the best
perceived quality. These criteria are relaxed some if the task has an
appropriate test program. No more than 10 tasks should ever be displayed by
the program, so if there are more, the least-used tasks must be removed
when adding a new one.

Users are given the opportunity to drill down and select/unselect
individual packages; the tasks they select only serve as a starting
point. So err on the side of listing too many packages, rather than too
few (but don't go overboard, since many users will not bother with
package-level selection at first).

Keep short descriptions short -- very short -- and to the point. Do not
include details about what individual packages a task includes.

Debian developers aside from the tasksel maintenance team may take over
maintenance of tasks. Talk with the tasksel developers first, and then put
your name in a Maintainer field in the task file you're maintaining.

Note that while you may put non-free or contrib packages in tasks, they
will not propagate out to the Task fields in the Packages files in the
Debian archive.