Re: System Backup?
On September 29, 2004 12:16 pm, Sam Morris wrote:
> Robert Tilley wrote:
> > Also, I would direct a "dpkg -l" to my home directory.
> > Does anyone have any better ideas?
> dpkg --get-selections > packages
> to save your current package selections. Then later on,
> dpkg --set-selections < packages
> apt-get dselect-upgrade
> You could also back up your /var/cache/debconf directory, so that your
> Debconf selections will be remembered and presented to you as defaults
> when your packages get installed after the wipe. You could even set the
> debconf priority (dpkg-reconfigure debconf) to critical, and skip most
> of the questions.
hmm. Do I need templates.dat, or just config.dat?