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Old 04-21-2008, 06:17 PM
James Tappin
Default SPAM: Hardy Heron: saving list of installed packages and using for new install

On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 17:43:07 +0200
Ulrich Grün <ulrich.gruen@gmail.com> wrote:

UG> Am Sonntag, 20. April 2008 06:37:56 schrieb Nils Kassube:
UG> > I will upgrade my main machine after the final release - the other
UG> > machines are already upgraded to 8.04 (beta / rc). I don't like to redo
UG> > all the settings and find out what packages I want installed beyond the
UG> > default packages.
UG> To make installation of your favoured packages more easy, you could save your
UG> list of installed packages from your old system, and then use this list for
UG> your new one:
UG> dpkg --get-selections > list-of-installed-packages
UG> dpkg --set-selections < list-of-installed-packages
UG> then with aptitude with option 'g' or with synaptic or other packaging
UG> programme: installation of this list of packages. Maybe, an apt-get upgrade
UG> will do this as well (not tested)

I wish I'd known that one before the weekend!

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