How to find hoary compatible packages

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 14 14:06:01 UTC 2005


On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 09:25:37AM +0100, Shivakumar GN wrote:
> Thanks for the mail. The problem I have is that the
> ubuntu machine is not connected to the internet and I
> need to manually download the packages and put it onto
> the system.
> 
> But I can still use the package manager I suppose.
> Will give it a try.

The apt-doc package includes a document on how to do this called "Using
APT Offline", describing two rather different techniques. You'll find it
in /usr/share/doc/apt-doc/offline.html/ after installing apt-doc.

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Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]




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