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Old 10-07-2014, 03:47 PM   #1
fusionstate
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Can't Install Repository


Very disappointing; I recently purchased the Linux Software Repository and I'm unable to get the installation routine to function properly. Due I'm sure to my lack of knowledge with this operating system.

Unfortunately the Vendor, (well known) happy to take my debit card has completely flaked out on the promised support. No response.

To the problem-

How do I manually copy the repository to the hard drive and make it known to the operating system that this location contains the Linux Mint Software Repository?

I'm sure there is a very simple set of commands used to accomplish this.

My DVD is named CDROM as I recall, and is working, as it was used to burn the ISO and install the OpSys.

I do not remember the exact error I get but believe it is related to a syntax in the command line as opposed to file not found, perhaps the DVD device name mismatch.

Placing yourself in my position, what command line would you type with one DVD drive named "CDROM" and the destination being "XDRIVE" ON A USB port?

Regards,

Bob.
 
Old 10-07-2014, 04:38 PM   #2
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I am very confused by your post. You should never have to pay for a software repository unless it is some sort of propiertary software but that wouldnt make sense anyways because once they give you access to the packages you could easy download them and share them throughout the web.

Here is a general article about how to create repo's using an ISO: http://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/linux...#axzz3FUfDq2MV

It sounds like you may have been scammed in some fashion, I was curious and tried to google for a paid software repo and wasnt able to find anything close to legitimate.

If you don't mind would you share a bit more about your story and the vendor so we can get more perspective on what you are trying to accomplish if its not just mounting a Linux Mint ISO and using it as a repo?
 
Old 10-07-2014, 06:45 PM   #3
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I purchased this set. I didn't mind paying for the consolidation of software on DVD's but I'm unable to get it to install.

Perhaps I used the wrong description for what I've purchased-

https://www.osdisc.com/products/linu...ory-32bit.html

Bob.
 
Old 10-07-2014, 06:47 PM   #4
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Yea so you didnt really get ripped off, was a little curious what happened, thats a straighforward site. Something you could have done by yourself if you waited ages to dl all the data and create your own iso's but pay them a few bucks to do it for ya no big deal.

The link I provided should walk you through the steps you need to get it setup as a local repo. Try and follow the guide if you have any issues along the way let us know and we can help out.
 
  


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