pl add aptoncd on ubuntu 18.04

Asked by RAGHAVENDRA M on 2020-10-13

aptoncd is required in ubuntu 18.04

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Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said : #1
This is an add-on package not required by the Ubuntu OS

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #2

aptoncd has not been maintained for 10 years, there is a problem with its license and it depends on other obsolete packages.


Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said : #3

I agree it has been an abandon package for a very long time.

Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said : #5

In your Ubuntu Software Center try " Timeshift" It is a system restore utility for Linux.
To put the snapshot of the OS on a usb live

RAGHAVENDRA M (raghu9741) said : #6

timeshift - backs up entire system.
i need a software which can backup /var/cache/apt/archives
it must not copy old and obselete pacakges

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #7

A hint: The command

sudo apt autoclean

deletes obsolete packages from the /var/cache/apt/archives directory


sudo apt-get --download-only `dpkg -l | grep ^ii | awk {'print $2'}`

Which will grab every deb for all installed packages. You can then transfer these to the destination system

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