I followed these instructions
The relavant section is ---> 6.4.11 Local package archive
also I also tried
When I apt-update every thing goes fine and the file shows in synaptic.
But when I try to install one its errors
W: Failed to fetch file:/usr/local//usr/local/pool/mypackage_4.0.1693-1_i386.deb
File not found
I tried all 3 methods but I get the exact same results.
The relevant source list section in order of the guides
Lines from sources.list (they are in order of the how tos I posted)
deb file:///usr/local/ unstable main #packages locacted in /usr/local/pool
deb file:/usr/local/debian/ ./ #packages located in /usr/local/debian
deb file:///usr/local/binary/ binary/ #packages located in /usr/local/binary