Re: Can I get the .deb files that I currently have installed.
"Mark Wright" wrote:
> What I want is not the list of
> .deb's, but the .debs themselves.
As far as I know, there is no tool to recreate .deb file from
files installed on your disk. But it should be possible to hack in a
> What I'm trying to do is to create a ZIP
> disk which holds everything I need to replicate my setup. If I do the
> above, I still need to get the .debs when I'm at the second machine, which
> may or may not have a network connection or a CDROM.
The `dpkg -get/set-selection' is great if you have a CDROM. I
can hardly imagine a machine that doesn't have one...
The solution from Marc will probably work if you don't mind
uploading them again from the net-connected machine. Else, I can
tell you how I _think_ .deb files could be rebuilt from files on