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Re: aptitude reinstall from file contained package names?

2008/1/9, Douglas A. Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca>:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 02:37:30PM +0100, Paul Csanyi wrote:
> > I do on my home server
> > aptitude search ~i >installed_packages
> >
> > Now I want to reinstall all these packages listed in
> > 'installed_packages' file, with aptitude.
> >
> > How can I do that?

> I've never tried that automatically with aptitude and checking the man
> page suggests that its not possible.

I checked the man page too and find nothing about installing
from a file that being containing the list of installed

> If what you asked for really worked, then you would loose the main
> benefit of aptitude: keeping track of shifting dependancies and cruft
> controll.  Everything would appear to be automatically installed.

I just want to reinstall everything installed on that system with one

Regards, Paul Csanyi

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