Re: delta updates
On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 14:08:54 +0100, Borislav Petkov
> Hi there ppl,
> i have a debian sid machine that needs to get updated occasionally but the
> problem is that it is not connected to the internet. Additionally, I have a
> laptop with which i can connect to the internet through the university
> network after travelling to the cs department. My question is, is there a
> (more lazy) way that I could create a list of packages that need to be
> updated on the "internet-less" machine, then download them on the laptop
> (something like apt-get install --download-only) and then run the update on
> the machine?
There is a simple way, using apt and wget. You should find in the
apt-doc package an "apt offline howto" with all the details...