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I've done this in the past before but I can't remember how. I'd like to take an installed package on one machine, create an installable deb from it, then send that deb over to another machine. How can I generate the deb?

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dpkg-repack

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Does this break a record for the shortest legal answer ever given on SE? –  Naftuli Tzvi Kay Dec 26 '11 at 23:06
    
@TKKocheran No: 55>30 –  Gilles Dec 26 '11 at 23:12
    
Run a url shortener and you'd be home free. –  Naftuli Tzvi Kay Dec 27 '11 at 0:10

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