How to create the repository "extra CD"
lemsx1 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 05:34:10 UTC 2007
did you try jigdo?
open a terminal and do:
where ubuntu-cd.jigdo is a file that you can get from any of the ubuntu mirrors:
you might also want to use reprepro, though this is a bit more
involved, to create your own mini repository (using a pool structure)
and then using Nautilus to make a CD out of the resulting folder.
I wrote a script called "repository" that uses reprepro for you. All
you need is a configuration file and then you can hack away:
http://lems.kiskeyix.org/toolbox/?f=repository (see download link on top)
mkdir -p repository/conf
mkdir -p repository/ubuntu
mkdir -p repository/incoming/edgy
then copy all your .debs inside repository/incoming/ubuntu
create a filed called repository/conf/distributions with:
$> cat debian/conf/distributions
Architectures: i386 powerpc all source
Components: main multiverse restricted universe
UDebComponents: main multiverse restricted universe
Description: Ubuntu Edgy plus backported
Update: ubuntu security
create a file called ~/.repositoryrc with the following:
$> cat ~/.repositoryrc
When everything is done, you can simply run respository (script) from
# which adds all files from incoming/edgy to your pool
# it also adds your own files with .asc files in incoming to your pool
repository remove package_name
# which removes a single package called "package_name" from your pool
# which updates your repository using your update sources (see man reprepro)
Simple uh? Once you get the hang of it, you can cron the whole thing
(schedule task for those of you with a windows background).
On 1/2/07, Yagnesh Desai <ynd at lntenc.com> wrote:
> With good ammount of efforts and help
> from my friend Jason and Ljl I have downloaded
> quite a few packages in binaries which I could
> install on my offline ubuntu.
> Now that I have got this good amount 350MB of
> deb files in my /home/ynd/debs folder can
> any one help me in how to create a so called
> extra CD from this so that I can just ask
> synaptic to add the CD to the repository and
> install the packages
> > > > >
> Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 17:51:25 -0500
> From: "Jason Ribeiro" <jason.ribeiro at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Downloading binary (.deb) without ubuntu.
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
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> ljl (a regular on #ubuntu on freenode) is working on
> http://www.ljl.byethost14.com/apt . I'm not sure if it's
> but you may want to take a look at it. The difference is it will get
> you dependencies recursively whereas packages.ubuntu.com will only
> give you the first level of dependencies.
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