[ubuntu-in] installing all packages in one go
listmoz at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 08:03:04 BST 2009
Thanks Hardik. I will try this.
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Hardik Dalwadi
<Hardik.Dalwadi at ubuntu.com>wrote:
> on Wednesday 22 April 2009 08:16 AM Moz said the following:
> > Hello All,
> > I recently installed Hardy 8.04.2 on four different machines and Xubuntu
> > 8.04.1 on one machine. Luckily I have access to a broadband internet
> > connection and can download updates and packages on those machines,
> > however, two of the machines do not have access to broadband and I can
> > never be able to finish updates in time. There are other issues of
> > electricity availability and reliability of internet connection involved
> > here.
> > 1. How can I create a CD/DVD which will include all the packages I need.
> > It is a pretty standard set of packages.
> > Scribus, Inkscape, Gimp plugins, K3b, VLC, Mplayer, mencoder, ffmpeg,
> > xvidcap, Blender, Thunderbird, Skype, Epiphany, Opera, Acroread, certain
> > video editing packages, Vbox and so on.
> > I do not mind if the packages are not updated for a year or so.
> Try Remastersys for Ubuntu .
>  http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/remastersystool.html
> > 2. Those two machines which do not have access to broadband internet,
> > how can I take updates to these machines from the ones that I update
> > with broadband connections?
> Try apt-cacher  or apt-proxy  if you have network between those
> machines. or simple trick if you don't have network .
>  https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptProxy
>  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=129570
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