Re: aptitude reinstall from file contained package names?
2008/1/9, Douglas A. Tutty <email@example.com>:
> 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