Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Quickly save and reinstall a list of packages on Ubuntu

Credit this guy :

I found out how to do this recently and thought it might be helpful to some people. To output this information to a file in your home directory you would use,
dpkg --get-selections > installed-software
And if you wanted to use the list to reinstall this software on a fresh ubuntu setup,

dpkg --set-selections < installed-software
followed by


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