DVD as repository

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at fjellstad.org
Tue Feb 6 05:49:31 UTC 2007

Edmund Laugasson <ed.lau at mail.ee> writes:

> Add this row to the beginning of /etc/apt/sources.list:

You shouldn't be adding this by hand.  Use the apt-cdrom utility.
>From the man page:
       apt-cdrom is used to add a new CDROM to APTs list of available
       sources.  apt-cdrom takes care of determining the structure of
       the disc as well as correcting for several possible mis-burns and
       verifying the index files.

       It is necessary to use apt-cdrom to add CDs to the APT system, it
       can‚Äźnot be done by hand. Furthermore each disk in a multi-cd set
       must be inserted and scanned separately to account for possible

John L. Fjellstad
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