gotjazz wrote:but you can export a package list from synaptic (or use mintbackup) so everything you have gets reinstalled after you've added the sources (or copied your sources.list ) and you can keep and reuse your /home partition so all the settings and data are were you left them.
ACDCBag wrote: could you please provide a little further information on this? I'm a relative noob, and I'm in the same situation as bpeary. Thanks.
dpkg --get-selections > pkgs.lst
dpkg --set-selections < pkgs.lst
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