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Track system configuration files in Git. More information:

  • Set up a Git repo and perform various setup tasks (run from /etc):

sudo etckeeper init

  • Commit all changes in /etc:

sudo etckeeper commit {{message}}

  • Run arbitrary Git commands:

sudo etckeeper vcs {{status}}

  • Check if there are uncommitted changes (only returns an exit code):

sudo etckeeper unclean

  • Destroy existing repo and stop tracking changes:

sudo etckeeper uninit