Synaptic without broadband Internet
michael.vogt at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 15 13:24:50 GMT 2006
On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 09:12:07PM -0200, Carlos Ribeiro wrote:
> On 2/14/06, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> > Op ma, 13-02-2006 te 21:28 +0100, schreef Wouter Stomp:
> > > On 2/13/06, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On my "dapper" system synaptic has 2 options in the File menu:
> > > > - Generate package download script
> > > > - Install downloaded packages
> > > Not very useful if he is running windows at work, which is more likely
> > > than linux.
> > Save that script from Synaptic with a .bat extension, drop it in the
> > same directory as a copy of wget.exe for Windows and it will Just
> > Work™... :-)
> There's one thing missing: synaptic (or apt-get) will check the MD5
> signatures of the downloaded files. Not a *big* problem but something to
> look after anyway.
If you use synaptics "File/Install downloaded packages" option it will
check the md5 sums and refuse to install anything that dosn't match or
can't be found in the Packages list.
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