How to backup and restore PPAs and apps in Ubuntu? Install Aptik on Ubuntu Systems, a tool to backup and restore PPAs. Backup and restore downloaded packages in APT cache. On Ubuntu, it’s like to backup and restore entire system.
Aptik is a utility to simplify re-installation of software packages after upgrading and re-installing the Linux and Ubuntu-based distributions. The application can also be used to backup and restore icons & themes, application settings and re-add third-party PPAs.
Install Aptik in Ubuntu
Run the following commands in Terminal to install Aptil PPA on Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and other Ubuntu Derivatives:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install aptik