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Old 08-29-2004, 06:52 PM   #1
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saving .deb to cd for future installs


As some of you are aware, I am re-doing my debian install. Once I have it up and running, how I like, or to a point I am happy with and can use to start over to save hours of downloading, how do I save all the packages I have used to CD so that I don't have to download them again?
 
Old 08-29-2004, 07:11 PM   #2
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Downloaded packages are saved in /var/cache/apt/archive. Move them to a temp directory and create a Packages.gz file. Then you can burn the directory to a CD and use add the cd-rom to your source.list.

http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ap...g-scanpackages
 
Old 08-30-2004, 04:13 AM   #3
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