Sunday, 26 August 2012

Backup and Restore Packages in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian

Here’s a simple tutorial on how to backup a list of all your installed repository applications, and restore them to another machine, perhaps even the same machine after a clean installation.  This can save you an incredible amount of time, especially when this task must be repeated often.  Of course, being that Ubuntu is based on Debian, this will work for any Debian based platform.