Download packages and dependencies from another computer

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Apr 27 11:39:35 UTC 2010

> on the machine which needs packages but lacks a network connection:
> start synaptic, select the packages you want install, go to "File"
> select create download script. (don't close synaptic)
> Save this file, move it to your other pc which has a network connection,
> execute this script
> take all packages back to the other computer.
> In Synaptic go to "File" -> "Add downloaded packages" -> select to
> folder in which the downloaded packages are located.
> and you are done.

Franz, thank you! This is great!

Dotan Cohen

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