How install gcc with deb

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sat Nov 17 19:53:32 UTC 2018


At Sat, 17 Nov 2018 18:12:00 +0100 "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:35:24 +0100, Tom H wrote:
> >I made the possibly wrong assumption that both computers are running
> >18.04 :(
> 
> On Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:54:28 -0500 (EST), Robert Heller wrote:
> >If this 'Other' computer also has Ubuntu 18.04 installed on it you can
> >do:
> >
> >sudo apt-get update
> >sudo apt-get -d install gcc binutils
> 
> Wouldn't this require that on both machines the same Ubuntu release
> is installed and that on both machines the same packages and packages'
> versions are installed, thus the consequence of this a full-upgrade is
> required instead of "-d install gcc binutils"?

See the sentence you quoted: "If this 'Other' computer also has Ubuntu 18.04 
installed on it you can do:".  Yes, the presumption is that the networked 
machine is running the same release as the non-networked machine.

> 
> IOW on the Internet machine run
> 
>   sudo apt update
>   sudo apt full-upgrade
> 
> or just in case even
>   
>   sudo apt -o APT::Keep-Downloaded-Packages=1 full-upgrade
> 
>   sudo cp -ai /var/cache/apt/archives/* /path/to/thumbdrive/
> 
> and on the other machine
> 
>   sudo apt install /path/to/thumbdrive/*
> 
> ?
> 
> 

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