Download packages and dependencies from another computer

Sascha Effert fermat at
Wed Apr 21 06:23:34 UTC 2010


I have never tried it but read in a (german) magazin about local-apt.
You can get it at

If you search for local-apt you will get a many entries describing how
to do it with apt.



Am Mittwoch, den 21.04.2010, 08:27 +0300 schrieb Dotan Cohen:
> Is there a tool which will download a .deb packages and all it's
> dependencies (and dependencies' dependencies) to removable media? I
> have a machine not connected to the network that needs some packages,
> but they all have a dependency chain.
> I have seen AptOnCD, but it does not seem to handle dependencies
> unless the packages are installed on the downloading computer. Is
> there a better way?
> Thanks!
> -- 
> Dotan Cohen

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