I need to reinstall my Ubuntu 18.04 and I want to backup and restore all installed snap packages including all installation settings.

With snap list I get the list of installed packages. However, the list is not in a suitable format for reinstalling all the packages. I need something like apt-clone that would work for snap packages the same way it works for apt installed packages.

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You can save installed packages using following code

snap save 

And then all the installed packeges will be zipped with data to /var/lib/snapd/snapshots/

For more information go here https://snapcraft.io/blog/how-to-create-snapshots-of-your-snaps

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