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Old 01-20-2007, 03:00 AM   #1
sagar.1986
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apt-get : save the "downloaded" packages?


hi, i am using ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS. I installed the distro using a cdrom. Since i needed more packages ,i used apt-get to install most of them(In fact over a period of 5 months i have installed around 4 gb of packages). However my friend wants the packages and i dont have them,they are installed.
Say sometime in the future i reinstall the OS then i need to install them again using internet
Is it possible to download all the packages i install to a location so that i can use it in the future? How can one do it?
 
Old 01-20-2007, 03:07 AM   #2
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http://www.ubuntuforums.org/archive/...p/t-16286.html
... short answer: yes.
 
  


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