Examples of use

Defining package category

With ELIAS 18, eLux packages can be shown sorted by category. Assign a category to your custom packages.

  1. Edit the file /input/epkepm:
    edit ./input/epkepm
  2. For your packages, in the epm section, set the category parameter. Example:

The following categories can be set:

Category Description Example
System Operating system components eLux OS, Linux kernel, deskop environment
Application Back-end and local applications, web browsers Citrix Workspace-App, VMware Horizon client, Firefox
Security VPN, smart card middleware Cisco AnyConnect, cryptovision sc/interface
Communication Unified Communication, VoIP Cisco JVDI, Citrix HDX RTME, Zoom Citrix plugin, Zoom client for Linux, Ekiga SoftPhone
Network Proxy, Network Access Control Squid proxy server, IEEE802.1X
Multimedia Audio, Video GStreamer, Fluendo Codec Pack
Driver Support for new hardware WLAN, WWAN, printers
Utility Libraries BIOS update, XInput Calibrator
Miscellaneous Custom packages, packages without category  

If you do not set a category for your package, the package will be displayed under Miscellaneous.

Converting a package tree structure to the meta file structure

Building a package in test mode

epkg Build --releaseType=test --container=rp6_x64

The test mode is enabled by default.

Building a package in release mode

epkg Build --releaseType=release --container=rp6_x64

Building a package without signing and zipping

epkg Build --skipSign -–skipCreateZip --container=rp6_x64

Installing a package

epkg Install

All EPM/FPMs, the signature files and the ..zip file are copied to the configured container directory.