Distro-hoppers like me just punch in a string of commands and all my favorite applicationsget installed without any problems. But for new users, who are formatting their hard drive for some reason or the other, and are tired of reinstalling everything again, there’s finally a simple solution to their woes. Here’s a small how-to article on backing up your favoriteapplications on Linux:
To get started with it, simply type in or paste the following command in your terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) if you’re using Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install aptoncd
Once installed, open it by searching for APTonCD in the launcher (Super key). Theapplication is very easy to use and you can backup all your apps in 3 simple steps.
Step 1: From the Welcome screen, hit the Create button.
sudo dpkg –list
sudo apt-get install vlc python firefox …..
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cooperjona/nitrotasks && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nitrotasks