apt-get -y install <packages ...> on Ubuntu 10.04 I would like
aptitude if that makes it easier) to not prompt me when installing additional dependencies (behavior of
-y as I understand it) and but not prompt me about overwriting configuration files, instead assume to keep the existing ones always (which is usually the default). Unfortunately
--trivial-only seems to be the inverse of
-y and not affect the prompt that is shown, according to the
In particular packages auch as
lighttpd have forced me to interact with the terminal, even though the whole procedure was scripted and meant to be non-interactive.