How install gcc with deb

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Sat Nov 17 14:03:38 UTC 2018

On Sat, 2018-11-17 at 14:45 +0100, Tom H wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at 2:19 PM Caipenghui <Caipenghui_c at> wrote:
> > My computer is loaded with ubuntu18.04 LTS, but my computer is not
> > connected to the Internet, so I can't install GCC online. So I have a
> > network in another computer from
> > download deb into
> > the u disk to install on my Ubuntu 18.04.
> > 
> > What's the use of deb? How does deb install GCC I know that deb can't
> > solve the dependency problem, what can we do?
> I assume that you mean dpkg and not deb.
> You can run "apt-get -d install gcc" to download the gcc deb and those
> of its dependencies, copy them to the non-networked (!) computer, and
> install them with "dpkg -i ...".

This could do the job, since Ubuntu is a release model distro, but it
still is risky, since even for a release model distro other packages
that aren't part of the gcc dependency chain, might be dependent on
something from this chain and might need an upgrade, too.

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