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The Ubuntu Software Center has "Sync applications from other computers" and "reinstall previous purchases" options. However, I don't think either of these functions can install or synchronize multiple programs automatically. Is it possible to configure the Software Center (or any other application) to synchronize software packages automatically? If not, is such a feature being planned for the Software Center?

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Also see here:… – Anderson Green Oct 3 '12 at 18:46
Get list of user-installed packages:… – Anderson Green Oct 27 '12 at 0:43
It appears that a program called OneConf is being developed for this purpose. – Anderson Green Oct 27 '12 at 0:47
One approach would be to put an entire Ubuntu installation in a virtual machine in a shared folder (such as Dropbox):… – Anderson Green Jan 17 '13 at 3:37

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