apt-clone - Script to create state bundles

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename apt-clone_0.4.1_all.deb
Package name apt-clone
Package version 0.4.1
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin admin::package-management implemented-in::python interface::commandline role::program scope::utility
Homepage https://launchpad.net/apt-clone
License -
Maintainer Michael Vogt <michael.vogt@ubuntu.com>
Download size 14.29 KB
Installed size 61.00 KB
This package can be used to clone/restore the packages on a apt based
system. It will save/restore the packages, sources.list, keyring and
automatic-installed states. It can also save/restore no longer
downloadable packages using dpkg-repack.


Package Version Architecture Repository
apt-clone_0.4.1_all.deb 0.4.1 all Debian Main
apt-clone - - -


Name Value
lsb-release -
python3 -
python3-apt -
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package apt-clone_0.4.1_all.deb
Source Package apt-clone

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install apt-clone deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install apt-clone




2015-11-06 - Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org>
apt-clone (0.4.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* show friendly error message when restore has no source file
(thanks to Tim Wasser)
* add new 'apt-clone clone --extra-files "/some/path"' option
to store arbitrary number of extra files in an apt-clone
file (and restore them of course)
2015-11-05 - Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org>
apt-clone (0.4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Michael Vogt ]
* sync from ubuntu
* add --exclude option to apt-clone restore
[ Brian Murray ]
* save packages with a foreign origin in a separate file
2015-07-22 - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu14) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for python3.5 transition
2015-01-13 - Brian Murray <brian@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu13) vivid; urgency=medium
* debian/control: updated Vcs-Bzr thanks to Launchpad user majun for the
patch and the bug report. (LP: #1388328)
2014-08-20 - Brian Murray <brian@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu12) utopic; urgency=medium
[ Brian Murray ]
* Add an option to replace the mirror used in /etc/apt/sources.list with one
of your choosing. (LP: #1290584)
* debian/tests/control: add in missing make dependency
[ Michael Vogt ]
* Resolve unicode decode error for sources.list files if locale is
unsupported. (LP: #1309447)
2014-02-24 - Brian Murray <brian@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu11) trusty; urgency=medium
* lp:~brian-murray/apt-clone/test_clone_upgrade_ports:
- fix test failure for ppc64el
2014-02-22 - Michael Vogt <michael.vogt@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu10) trusty; urgency=low
[ Brian Murray ]
* lp:~brian-murray/apt-clone/test_clone_upgrade_ports:
- fix test failure for armhf
[ Michael Vogt ]
* fix test failure for ppc64el
2014-02-20 - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu9) trusty; urgency=medium
* tests/data/apt-state.tar.gz: remove 'acpi-support' from the test case,
since this package is arch-specific and we want our tests to work
consistently across archs.
2014-02-10 - Brian Murray <brian@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu8) trusty; urgency=medium
* Fix path for setting permissions of restored /etc/apt/sources.list
2014-02-10 - Brian Murray <brian@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.3.1~ubuntu7) trusty; urgency=low
* When restoring /etc/apt/sources.list set the permissions to 644.
* Do not backup hidden files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and only
back up .list files (LP: #1254447)

See Also

Package Description
apt-config-auto-update_2.1_all.deb APT configuration for automatic cache updates
apt-config-icons-hidpi_0.12.5-1_all.deb APT configuration snippet to enable HiDPI icon downloads
apt-config-icons-large-hidpi_0.12.5-1_all.deb APT configuration snippet to enable large HiDPI icon downloads
apt-config-icons-large_0.12.5-1_all.deb APT configuration snippet to enable large icon downloads
apt-config-icons_0.12.5-1_all.deb APT configuration snippet to enable icon downloads
apt-cudf_5.0.1-12_i386.deb CUDF solver integration for APT
apt-dater-host_1.0.1-1_all.deb host helper application for apt-dater
apt-dater_1.0.4-2_i386.deb terminal-based remote package update manager
apt-doc_1.8.2_all.deb documentation for APT
apt-dpkg-ref_5.3.1+nmu2_all.deb APT, Dpkg Quick Reference sheet
apt-file_3.2.2_all.deb search for files within Debian packages (command-line interface)
apt-forktracer_0.5_all.deb utility for tracking non-official package versions
apt-listbugs_0.1.28_all.deb tool which lists critical bugs before each APT installation
apt-listchanges_3.19_all.deb package change history notification tool
apt-listdifferences_1.20190206_all.deb source differences notification tool