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Re: backup deselections?

On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, David S. Zelinsky wrote:

> I want to back up my choices in deselect on a floppy, so I can later do a
> clean install of the whole system, and install all the same packages without
> having to go through the selection process again.
> What's the right way to do this?

dpkg --get-selections > selections  # on current
dkpg --set-selections < selections  # on new


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