Two Apt (Package) Questions
rekconk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 19:26:55 UTC 2005
Carthik Sharma wrote:
> On 10/14/05, *Nuno Carvalho* <rekconk at gmail.com
> <mailto:rekconk at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Carthik Sharma wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am in the process of getting ready to upgrade to Breezy, and have a
> > couple of questions:
> > 1) What is the command to download (only download) all .debs of all
> > installed packages?
> > The idea is to have a copy of all the .debs in a cdrom, since
> this would
> > mean I have all those that I want. I had run apt-get autoclean
> once so
> > my apt cache is almost empty now.
> just add "-d" to your apt-get call
> eg: apt-get -d upgrade
> This will download the packages that need upgrades. I want to download
> packages that are already installed, and up-to-date ? (for archival)
$ dpkg --get-selections | cut -f 1 > packages.list
$ apt-get -d --reinstall --print-uris install `cat packages.list`
> > 2) I have used various sources over time, so is there a command
> to list
> > which .deb source a particular package was downloaded from? Text
> > output showing all packages installed and where they came from
> would be
> > great. I know that dpkg --get-selections gives me a list of installed
> > packages and their state, but it does not provide info about
> where the
> > package was installed from.
> use "--print-uris", instead of fetching the files apt will print
> deb's URL.
> Again, this will print the URIs of packages about to be upgraded, or
> installed anew. It will not provide me with any info regarding the
> packages I have installed.
> I could do "man apt-get" to see this...
> Well, I did read it, thrice over, and found no reasonable way to do what
> I wanted, hence the request for information.
> best regards
> > --
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