copying *.deb files into /var/cache/apt/archives ?

Mihamina Rakotomandimby mihamina at gulfsat.mg
Tue Jul 27 13:06:00 UTC 2010


> a24061 at ducksburg.com :
>If I do a distribution upgrade on my machine at work, then copy the
>/var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb files onto a USB hard drive, take it
>home, and copy them into /var/cache/apt/archives there (where the
>network connection is much slower), would the distribution upgrade
>successfully pick them up (to save downloading time)?

When I made that, it worked.

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