kubuntu without internet???

Alexander Smirnov alexander.v.smirnov at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 10:52:18 BST 2007


save the following script to you ~/bin as apt-uris, give it executable 
permissions (chmod +x). Then execute

apt-uris install ntfs-3g

This will show you URLs you need.

The script:
apt-get $@  --print-uris -y | grep http | awk '{print $1}' | tr -d \'

Naja Melan wrote:
> hi,
> Im trying to learn how to get individual packages and intall them 
> since i have no internet.
> i wanted to get the ntfs-3g driver, since i have mostly ntfs drives 
> and there doesn't seem to be a x64 ext driver for windows. I know 
> there is already an ntfs driver in kubuntu, but i don't seem to find 
> out if it is this one, and reading on the net it looks like this is 
> the safest one not to fuck my drives...
> I found this page: http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/otherosfs/ntfs-3g
> I started to download, and then saw the dependencies. It looks like i 
> also need the packages it depends on. So far no problem; except, wait 
> a minute: fuse-utils depends on another 6 packages itself, and the 
> first one of them depends on another 3, of which the first one again 
> depends on 2, the first of this again on 5....
> Well, that is already 16 and we are just getting started. I am 
> stopping to download now, because im losing count. Is there a feasable 
> way for normal human beings to install software, or at least download 
> all these dependencies at once?
> How do other people do this?
> greets
> naja

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