List all ubuntu installed packages in a single line

dpkg --get-selections | grep -Evw 'deinstall$' | cut -f1 | sort -u | xargs
Use xargs command to make one line.

2019-08-26 15:57:52

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  • This command lists all currently installed packages in ubuntu in a single line, for example to use later with apt install. Show Sample Output

    dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall | sort -u | cut -f 1 | tr '\r\n' ' ' | sed '$s/ $/\n/'
    bugmenot · 2019-08-26 15:16:21 6

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