On Friday 02 May 2003 03:02 pm, smurfd wrote:
> Hey there!
> Ive been thinking about coding together an application, that is able to
> save a list of current installed packages, and then at another time, use
> that list and install/remove the differences from the current installed
> I don't know if there is some application that does these things already
> in Debian?
I think you want something like this...
On the source machine:
dpkg --get-selections "*" > selection-data
Copy the selection-data file to the target, then on that machine run:
dpkg --set-selections < selection-data
dselect update install remove
Minor details might be different, but that's the general idea. Debian already
provides for this.