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Re: sync apt/dpkg state between systems?

Paul Wise wrote:
> [Please CC me in reply]
> I recently had a hardware failure and had to reinstall my system. I had
> a backup of my apt and dpkg state directories (but not /usr). I now want
> to synchronize the old state to my newly installed system. So, install
> all packages I had before, with the correct automatically/manually
> installed state and from the correct suite. Any thoughts on how?

Do you have a backup of /var/lib/dpkg?  Or of /var/backups?  Those
contain the state of the previous system.


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