[ubuntu-uk] value of /var/cache/apt/archives ?
alan at popey.com
Tue Dec 19 15:48:05 GMT 2006
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 12:45:32PM +0000, David Pashley wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2006 at 12:21, alan c praised the llamas by saying:
> > I have just discovered that /var/cache/apt/archives seems to contain
> > all the installed updates since original install. Is this a correct
> > belief please?
> > I do not want to clear this, not just now, anyway - I am very
> > interested in using this archive to create a CD from time to time in
> > order to allow me to install and update PCs of several friends who
> > have only a very slow dialup internet connection. If I can do this it
> > will be important for me (and them).
> Check out apt-move, apt-zip and debmirror which may provide you with
> some suitable tools to make your job easier.
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