new debian server

Jepri jepri at
Wed Mar 5 16:02:52 EST 2003

On 2003.03.05 14:32 Jonathan wrote:
> Is there some way using dpkg or dselect or something, to exactly 
> mirror the setup that I have on the working server, onto the new 
> server. And no it is not possible to just directly copy an image of 
> the HD over, as the new and old servers are in different states.

Good heavens, don't do that!  Just collect the output of dpkg 
--get-selections and then pipe that into dpkg --set-selections on your 
other machine.

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