deb packages URL?
stdin at stdin.me.uk
Thu May 3 15:34:56 BST 2007
Alexander Smirnov wrote:
> Hi list,
> I have a PC what has very limited internet connection - it is enought to run
> apt-get update, but not to run apt-get upgrade.
> I want to upgrade my OS. I know packages' names (copied them from apt-get
> upgrade output) and I have high-speed internet connection at internet-club :)
> Club's PCs have Windows installed.
> So, I wonder if there is a way to get packages URLs. If i know them, I will
> download needed packages using FlashGet at internet club, and then install
> them on my Kubuntu using dpkg.
> Thank you,
Sure there is a way, use "sudo apt-get --print-uris upgrade", that will
print out the URIs that you'll need to download and the file names you
need to save them to (in /var/cache/apt/archives/)
Then you can just upgrade as normal.
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