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Is there any way to backup installed programs to DVD. For example when I will install new Ubuntu to install software from the disk and not from the Internet.

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yeah you can use aptoncd for it

    APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to
    create one or more CDs or DVDs (you choose the type of media) with all
    of the packages you've downloaded via APT-GET or APTITUDE, creating a
    removable repository that you can use on other computers. APTonCD will
    also allow you to automatically create media with all of your .deb
    packages located in one specifier repository, so that you can install
    them into your computers without the need for an Internet connection.

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sudo apt-get install aptoncd 

This will work only if you didnt clear the apt cache

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Thats Awesome!!! i didn knew anything like this exists – kernel_panic Mar 26 '12 at 19:18

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