[Novalug] screen resolution, continued
Nino R. Pereira
pereira at speakeasy.net
Mon May 18 16:30:49 EDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 16:19 -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Monday 18 May 2009 3:57:41 pm Nino R. Pereira wrote:
> > I'm tempting to think that I
> > should overwrite Debian with Ubuntu, but I hate to do
> > that because I've installed all kinds of things over the
> > years and I hate to lose that.
> > Any suggestions?
> dpkg --get-selections & dpkg --set-selections & dselect all together may make
> reinstalling easier. I believe most package names are the same between the
> two, since Ubuntu uses the same source packages.
so, how do you do that? dpkg --get-selections gives me 1283 names,
from acl to zlib1g. Do you store these data somewhere? And, what
happens to other programs that weren't installed through packages
but came from, say, a Fortran source code?
Good idea, though, please keep them coming.
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