apt-clone - Script to create state bundles

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name apt-clone
Package version 0.4.1ubuntu1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 62 B
Download size 12.55 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
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_0.4.1ubuntu1_all.deb 0.4.1ubuntu1 all Ubuntu Main
apt-clone - - -


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


Type URL
Binary Package apt-clone_0.4.1ubuntu1_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




2016-03-09 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <mathieu-tl@ubuntu.com>
apt-clone (0.4.1ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* apt-clone: pass named parameters on to the AptClone library, to make
sure we pass on the new distro name properly for upgrades from CD.
(LP: #1553870)
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

See Also

Package Description
apt-doc_1.2.10ubuntu1_all.deb documentation for APT
apt-listchanges_2.85.14ubuntu1_all.deb package change history notification tool
apt-transport-https_1.2.10ubuntu1_amd64.deb https download transport for APT
apt-utils_1.2.10ubuntu1_amd64.deb package management related utility programs
apt_1.2.10ubuntu1_amd64.deb commandline package manager
aptdaemon-data_1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu14_all.deb data files for clients
aptdaemon_1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu14_all.deb transaction based package management service
aptitude-common_0.7.4-2ubuntu2_all.deb architecture independent files for the aptitude package manager
aptitude-doc-en_0.7.4-2ubuntu2_all.deb English manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
aptitude_0.7.4-2ubuntu2_amd64.deb terminal-based package manager
apturl-common_0.5.2ubuntu11_amd64.deb install packages using the apt protocol - common data
apturl_0.5.2ubuntu11_amd64.deb install packages using the apt protocol - GTK+ frontend
archdetect-deb_1.117ubuntu2_amd64.deb Hardware architecture detector
aspell-doc_0.60.7~20110707-3build1_all.deb Documentation for GNU Aspell spell-checker
aspell-en_7.1-0-1.1_all.deb English dictionary for GNU Aspell