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Re: Backing up a Debian system

At Wed, 31 Jul 2002 11:40:55 -0500 (CDT),
Drew Scott Daniels wrote:

> "dpkg --get-selections>list_of_selections.txt" can backup a Debian user's
> list of currently selected packages. "dpkg
> --set-selections<list_of_selections.txt" to start a system restore, iff
> packages are available. Some packages get removed from the Debian archive
> ( http://ftp-master.debian.org/removals.txt has recent examples), if
> following unstable or testing, then you may want to use dpkg-repack or
> grab a copy of the packages you are worried about.
> http://archive.debian.org may also be helpful.

I believe http://snapshot.debian.net/ may also be very helpful :-)
This site would hold all packages except a few removed packages because of
license violations.

Fumitoshi UKAI

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