Re: repeated installations
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- Subject: Re: repeated installations
- From: papt@PAPTIBOR.i-did-not-set--mail-host-address--so-shoot-me
- Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 07:44:30 +0100
- Message-id: <wkaef2d9vj.fsf@PAPTIBOR.i-did-not-set--mail-host-address--so-shoot-me>
> Hi. I am installing Debian over a network, and here's my question: is
> there a way to replicate a Debian installation? This is what I'm
> looking for:
> * I install Debian in a machine (a)
> * I personalize the packages I want/don't want at machine (a)
> * After that, I want to install the same packages at machine (b)
> Right now the only way I know to do this is to manually repeat all the
> steps on machine (b). Is there a way to create a "machine (a) task" or
> something similar?
The easy way to do that is:
dpkg --get-selections > 'file' on machine (a),
copy 'file' to machine (b),
dpkg --set-selections < 'file' on machine (b).
After that type apt-get install on machine (b).
Hope, that helps.