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How do I duplicate a server's packages and configuration to another machine? [duplicate]

I have a production server running Ubuntu. I would like to setup similar configuration installed on my local machine. I'd like to have same packages installed. Since bandwidth is a constraint the ...
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dump dpkg package list for fresh installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? I've heard that I can dump the dpkg package list of currently installed applications, then after I re-...
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How to make iso image of current logged in system to use it as future installation media [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and due to installation of faulty media and different programs, my ubuntu crashed more than 7 times in last 3 days, Nvidia was the leading cause in 7 failure, and ...
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How to backup Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? I am very happy with Ubuntu, the way my friend set up all basic applications like libreoffice and web ...
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Backup sources and setting for reinstall [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? I currently have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my laptop. Configured just the way I like it. Now I need ...
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Which files should I backup? [duplicate]

I would like to backup every important file on my computer such that in the event I lose all my data I can get my computer back to its "normal" state as fast as possible. I have a large hard drive (~...
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Can I save installed packages when I need to reinstall Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Last night my Ubuntu system was working fine but today its getting stuck at the start screen. I can tell you my system states that Grub is working fine. My system is dual boot with Windows 7 as my ...
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Can I save my Tweaks, themes, icons, customisation, softwares etc. like a backup and restore them if i do fresh install? [duplicate]

I did a lot of work today and enhanced the look of my Lubuntu 13.10. I also installed a lot of packages, like Numix icon theme from their PPA, downloaded icons and changed the taskbar color, size ...
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Clonning Computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to clone an installation (copying to identical hardware) Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? I have a computer that installed ...
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Same Ubuntu installation with additional software on multiple machines? [duplicate]

I have 20 identical small form factor pc that are going to be used as digital signage machines. we are using ubuntu on them. So my question is, is there some way that i can install on one machine ...
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Backup programs and program data? [duplicate]

Hi AskUbuntu community, I'm going to format my hard drive and install a new version of Ubuntu. I want to backup some programs, not only sync data, I want to have ready-to-restore apps and their data, ...
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Best Way to make my Ubuntu portable [duplicate]

recently I had some issues backing up my Ubuntu and I would like to know if there is any recommendation to make it more portable, for example: Should I install everything that is possible Within my ...
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Creating Ubuntu partition image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to clone an installation (copying to identical hardware) Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? I've finally FINALLY set up ...
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Create Ubuntu OS with Installed software [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I'm a beginner. I installed a lot of Software(Applications, Programs). I want to Install the same Ubuntu on another computer with the same settings as this one.
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Reinstall applications on a new system in an easy way? [duplicate]

Say I want to migrate from Ubuntu to Debian, or the other way around, how can I reinstall all of my apps on my new system? For config it is super simple, just back up the home folder, but is there an ...

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