how to authenticate my local repository

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Apr 30 15:51:05 UTC 2008

Bruce Marshall wrote:

> On Wednesday 30 April 2008, Paul S wrote:
>> the link is what I seem to be succeeding with.  Of course, putting it on
>> a dvd won't work, unless I leave the dvd in all the time or load it when
>> doing aptitude installs and remake links every time .. certainly not as
>> helpful as getting it working as it should.
> uhhhh    you want to move it to a DVD, but you don't want to have the DVD
> mounted all the time and you don't want to mount it when needed??
> How do you think you can make that work?

Of course it works.  When you first install Ubuntu, it sets up the CD/DVD as
a repository source, but you rarely need to insert the disc.  He didn't say
he didn't want to mount it when needed - only when _not_ needed.

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