Re: Remote package management?
On Wednesday 25 September 2002 11:11, Carl Johnson wrote:
> I want to set up a rescue/administration filesystem on an extra
> partition, but I would like to be able to install packages without
> rebooting into that filesystem. I already found that dpkg will handle
> that with the --root option, but I would like to work at a little
> higher level. I haven't found anything similar in apt-get, aptitude,
> or dselect. Does anybody have any suggestions on other ways to
> accomplish this, or are there other tools that I haven't discovered
man chroot and look into using it. Should do all of what you need. After
that to get really neat and spiffy you could try using user-mode linux which
actually runs another copy of linux like an emulator.