Re: Backing up installed packages.
On torsdag 22 september 2005, 20:57, R. Clayton wrote:
> I would be interested in hearing opinions and suggestions about a
> general approach to backing-up and reconstituting package archives,
> as well as opinions and suggestions about the particular approach
> I've outlined above.
I haven't actually used it for anything, but I regularly do
dpkg --get-selections > get-selections-2005-09-22.txt
You should then be able to restore the system with
dpkg --set-selections < get-selections-2005-09-22.txt
if needed. I think, since I never had to restore.
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