Vote for new Ubuntu Feature - Synaptic Improvement
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sat Jan 13 06:36:57 UTC 2007
On Sat, 13 Jan 2007 09:18:16 +0530
Yagnesh Desai <ynd at lntenc.com> wrote:
> As my wish list would want a new feature in Synaptic package manager
> which can add to repository, a folder of .deb files from HDD.
> I wish to have someting like this:
> - Keep binary .deb files in a folder on Hard disk (or
> USB disk for that mater).
> - Ask Synaptic to scan that directory and creat list of packages available.
> - Show the list of missing dependencies
> - Install the available complete packages from the hdd directory.
You mean like
"File -Add downloaded packages " ? I assume that would add any packages
you have on your HDD , although I haven't needed to test it out.
Presumably, if you try to install from debs in that list, Synaptic will
show which dependencies need to be downloaded, if any are needed.
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