Re: "apt-get dist-upgrade" Question:
--- Eric Dickner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Will I, or some kind of disconnnect at the ISP, ruin
> the whole thing? Can I then issue the command again
> and will it recognize the packcages it already got?
If apt-get is interrupted, it'll continue from where it left off. Note
that you might find: "apt-get -d <foo>", a more useful command if you're
> Will it check these downloads for errors with an md5
> or something?
Not by default.
> Is this just a bad idea to try over a modem
Perfectly doable, if you're patient. I actually use the following to do
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