Saving Installed Packages Before Reinstalling Feisty

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Fri May 25 17:23:10 UTC 2007

On Fri, 25 May 2007 11:11:59 +0200
Arnold Pietersen <arnold.pietersen at> wrote:

> I want to reinstall Feisty.  However, I want to save the packages which 
> I installed to a CD so that when I reinstall Feisty, I can reinstall 
> those packages from CD instead of having to go on the Internet; 
> bandwidth is a problem.  Is it possible? If so, how?

apt-cache show aptoncd 

>From that:

Description: CD-based repository creator for packages downloaded via APT
 Tool for the creation of a CD-based repository containing all packages
 downloaded via apt-get. Helpful for a post-installation on several
 machines or a simple backup method to re-install the system.

The package is in the universe repository for feisty.

I have not tried it, but it looks like what you want...


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