So hard to remember… sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` dkms
Debian turns 20. And that’s just awesome! It’s been around 10 years since I swapped the sad RPM-based distros and came upon with awe this marvelous build, called Debian. Still, I have not contributed as much as I wish I had.. But, there’s time. I believe strongly that Debian will outlive us all (hopefully 😉 […]
Got bored again. So, I found the following video; Anatomy Of A Debian Package. More recommended reading would be from the debian wiki;.
Go dpkg –get-selections > selections.txt on your current system. Copy the output file over to your new machine (ie, scp). Run dpkg –set-selections < selections.txt on your new machine, to tell it which packages you want installed. If possible, migrate files and settings as appropriate. Don't forget to apt-get dselect-upgrade .