How can I install msttcorefonts withut net access

Paul pfortin at
Thu Feb 14 18:28:55 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 1:22 PM, stan <stanb at> wrote:

> I have a machine that can not connect directly to the net. I am able to
> install most packages on it, by using apt-proxy on a machine that does
> have
> Internet access.
> But when I try to install the msttcorefonts package it wants to directly
> download files from sourceforge. I can manually download these files with
> the machine that has net access, but where do I put them on the isolated
> machine, so that apt-get install knows they are already there?

All apt-get is for is to download the packages.  You then install them with
the -install switch.

Download the actual package, put it on a thumbdrive and then sneaker-net it
to the other machine and install it manually.
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