[ubuntu-in] Need to install previous updates

Jasbir Khehra jasbir.k at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 13:07:01 BST 2009

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 12:09 PM, nagendra prasad
<nagendra802000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I had Ubuntu Studio installed on my system. Now I have removed and Installed
> it again. But before I did that I took a backup of update folder
> '/var/cache/apt/archives'  where system downloaded all its updates. Now I
> want to install all updates again but I don't want it to connect with
> internet and take much time. So, is their anything can install all updates
> all at once instead of clicking on one by one??
> Thanks,
Assuming it is the same version of Ubuntu Studio, do the following steps
- dump your backup into '/var/cache/apt/archives/'
-  Run $ sudo aptitude update  (This will require internet access - as
you dont have the latest repo listing which are stored in
- Run $ sudo aptitude upgrade ( This will update all the 'currently'
installed packages to the latest version available in the repo, if you
have the same deb  version in your backup it wont require to download
the newer version from the internet)

You still will have to install those packages which are not installed
by default during the basic install but you have installed them after
installation , in your previous system.


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