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Old 04-30-2008, 07:49 AM   #1
thunyiwe
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script to download package updates


hi

I am looking for a script or file that can download all package updates from a website say deb http://www.debian.org/debian/ etch main contrib non-free, to one location and burn them into a cd.

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Old 04-30-2008, 08:06 AM   #2
indienick
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If you read the manpage for apt-get ("man apt-get") you should see an option that will tell apt-get to download packages without installing them. By default any packages downloaded for installation/upgrade get saved to somewhere in /var (hunt around a bit, you'll find it).

Once you get that figured out, burning a CD of the downloaded packages is easy.
 
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