kubuntu without internet???
o.sinclair at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 11:06:26 BST 2007
> 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?
I have not tried this myself but it might be something to assist you:
What is APTonCD?
APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to create
one or more CDs or DVDs (you choose the type of media) with all of the
packages you've downloaded via APT-GET or APTITUDE, creating a removable
repository that you can use on other computers.
APTonCD will also allow you to automatically create media with all of
your .deb packages located in one especific repository, so that you can
install them into your computers without the need for an internet
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