The following packages...(too many)
g.lip at gmx.com
Sun Sep 20 17:32:46 UTC 2009
Jay Daniels wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-09-19 at 23:58 -0400, Tim Tebbit wrote:
>> Jay Daniels wrote:
>>> The Gnome update manager gives you the option to download only. But I
>>> have no idea where it saves the updates, anyone?
>> And to the best of my knowledge apt *does* resume from where it left off.
> Now it would be nice if apt-get keeps all downloaded packages or at
> least latest version, then you could just burn these onto a dvd and
> reinstall then install all updates from dvd. Is this the way it works
> or is this cache wiped out every time you update?
> For instance, I want to create an updated dvd with all latest 8.04
> updates. How do I do this?
It is not so simple just to copy and move back the files after installation.
make sure you have build-essential installed
make a dir in your home say, Repo
copy all the *.deb files to Repo
sudo dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null | gzip -9c > Packages.gz
burn cd of all things in Repo
after clean reinstallation,
sudo apt-cdrom add
when you install some packages that was in past installation, it will
prompt you for the cd and install from there instead of downloading again.
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