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Old 06-21-2005, 01:25 PM   #1
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List all packages installed by user


... into an installable format.


Basically, what I want to do is list all of the packages I manually installed (not the dependancies) using apt-get or aptitude, into a format so that I can just paste it into apt-get like so:

apt-get install package1 package2 package3 ... package 50

if this is possible, thanks in advance

P.S. I know you can do dpkg -l, but that is all of the packages, and not in readable format
 
Old 06-21-2005, 02:09 PM   #2
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dpkg --get-selections > pkg.list
dpkg --set-selections < pkg.list
 
Old 06-21-2005, 02:11 PM   #3
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thanks..... I won't have a chance to test it for a while, but it looks sensible
 
  


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