Re: Why is there no tool to make an identical installation on several PCs - or is there
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 01:19:44PM +0200, Guido Hamacher wrote:
> I am looking for a tool that allows me to do an identical installation -
> packagewise - on two copmuters (or more). One ist already installed and
> running, the other has only a small installation of Woody running. Now I
> would like the second computer to have the very same packages installed
> as are on the first one. Since there is only a connection via the
> internet between those two computers I do not want to rsync or whatever.
> I would like only to fetch a list of all the packages installed on
> number one and "reinstall" them on computer two.
Use 'dpkg --get-selections' on one machine, send the output to a file,
and 'dpkg --set-selections' from that file on the other. Then run
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]