saving package list

Ulrich Grün ulrich.gruen at
Wed Aug 27 11:40:16 UTC 2008

2008/8/26 Willy K. Hamra <w.hamra1987 at>:
> otherwise, is there a way to save a list of packages i manually
> specified to apt? i usually ask for a package and apt automatically
> install dependencies, is there a way to get a list of these packages i
> typed?
> thanks in advance

I do it this way:

 dpkg --get-selections > installed-packages-list

 dpkg --set-selections < installed-packages-list (to install again)

This should be possible in Synaptic and other programmes for
installing of packages as well.


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