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Old 08-09-2003, 11:34 PM   #1
epox111
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Question apt enabled cdrom


Can someone help me with apt
What are the commands to use apt on a apt enabled cdrom?
like............apt-get "/mnt/cdrom" install mplayer
have tried every thing of my head but i cant get it to work

Synaptic works ok but it doesnt let me go to a spacific dir on the disk.


Thanks for any help............

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Old 08-09-2003, 11:39 PM   #2
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why don't you just copy the files over and then use dpkg. that would be the easiest, then once they are installed you can just delete them, from your /home/.
 
Old 08-09-2003, 11:43 PM   #3
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The reason i want to use apt on this disk is.
I got it of a friend and it has a sh*t load of stuff.
I want to use apt so when i install something it will install dependencies as well.

cheers
 
Old 08-09-2003, 11:47 PM   #4
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i think your talking about:

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