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Re: dselect tutorial

On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Sven LUTHER wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 10:00:44AM -0700, Logan Hall wrote:
> > Has dselect changed much? or am i safe getting the slink dselect tutorial?
> > Also can any body tell me how dselect goes about installing the packages from
> > the ftp site over ppp?  Because i would like to let it run over night while i
> > am sleeping (so i can get up for class tomarrow), but the tutorial mentions
> > something about answering config questions.  Thanks for your help so far
> Heu, ...
> I guess that the apt-get method will use apt-get to retrieve packages. 
> apt-get will first download all needed stuff, and once that is done will
> install and setup it, eventually asking questions.

cool.. so it will download everything and ask questions later?  that works for
me.  that way i can download it all over the night and then answer the
questions and stuff in the morning, or later after i am done with class.  

> It will copy all stuff in /var/cache/apt/archive though, so you will have to
> provide enough space fior it.

I have about 3 gig open so i hope that will be enough.

> root@lambda:~# du -sk /var/cache/apt/archives/
> 232538  /var/cache/apt/archives
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