updating ubuntu on dial up modem

Steve bassix at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 17:43:25 UTC 2005

On 10/4/05, Patrick Newberry <PNewberry at habitat.org> wrote:
> Hey everyone...
> Installed Ubuntu 5.04... So far so good.
> Added unverse to repository list and well after a few weeks did check
> for update and have about 105 packages to update. With a sloooowwww dail
> up looks like over a day down load.
> I thought about unchecking packages and only doing a few at a time but
> dang a lot of packaged to uncheck on the sympatico update screen. Is
> there a way to uncheck all at once or other options to handle updates on
> slow dial up?
> I have access to a faster line at work and could burn updates to cd but
> not sure where to down load repostories... Perhaps too large anyway.
> Pat
> www.gypsyfarm.com

Hi Pat,

As another dial-upper, here's a hint: uncheck all the openoffice.org
entries. That should save around 55MB if I remember correctly. Another
big one is usually any kernel-headers files. You can do those later.


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