Download packages and dependencies from another computer

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Apr 21 20:25:34 UTC 2010

On 04/20/2010 10:27 PM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 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!

will work for you?

For a single package, why not just look at the package dependency
requirements and download the dependencies independently? Example:
- check to see if you have/need:
Don't have perl-modules? Click on that dependency and download:
and that is the .deb for perl-modules -

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