[ANNOUNCE] apt-offline1.2 released

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at debian.org
Wed Apr 25 12:59:02 UTC 2012

Hello World,

I'm pleased to announce apt-offline version 1.2

Release Highlights
* Bug Fix Release
  - Fixes bug with newer apt system's gpg signature verification mechanism
* Minor changes.

Please see the git log for full details[1].

What is apt-offline ?

 apt-offline is an Offline APT Package Manager
 apt-offline can fully update and upgrade an APT based distribution without
 connecting to the network, all of it transparent to apt
 apt-offline can be used to generate a signature on a machine (with no
 This signature contains all download information required for the apt
database system. This signature file can be used on another machine
to the internet (which need not be a Debian box and can even be running
windows) to download the updates.
 The downloaded data will contain all updates in a format understood by
apt and this data can be used by apt-offline to update the non-networked
 apt-offline can also fetch bug reports and make them available offline

apt-offline is available at [2] and the latest release can be downloaded
here [3]

[1] http://git.debian.org/?p=apt-offline/apt-offline.git
[2] https://alioth.debian.org/projects/apt-offline/
[3] https://alioth.debian.org/frs/?group_id=100399&release_id=1669


Ritesh Raj Sarraf | http://people.debian.org/~rrs
"Necessity is the mother of invention."

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