On 7 Aug 2002, Jeff wrote: > How can I download to cache all the installed packages that aren't > already there? apt-get with the -d option won't do it if the package > is installed and up-to-date. Is there a way to down load the debs > based on my package selections? You can use aptitude. aptitude download package1 package2... should work, at least in theory. See man aptitude. Sincerely, Faheem Mitha.