my system packages list
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 10:16:01 +0200, François Cerbelle wrote:
> Le Ven 3 octobre 2008 08:52, Pol a écrit :
> > I would like to install on a new station the same applications currently
> installed on my laptop.
> > Any hints to run a script?
> Hi Pol,
> You can use "dpkg --get-selections > packages.lst" to get the installed
> packages and "dpkg --set-selections < packages.lst && apt-get update &&
> apt-get dselect-upgrade" to install the same package list...
> But :
> 1 - check the command and Options, I did not use it for a long time and it
> might have changed ;
> 2 - you will loose the benefit of aptitude (the flag "auto installed") on
> you new install
You can save the list of automatically installed packages on the old
aptitude -F '%p' search '~M' > auto-packages.txt
Then this should work on the new system:
aptitude markauto $(cat auto-packages.txt)
> 3 - Do not forget to use the same sources in the /etc/apt/sources.list
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