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Re: dselect

On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 tango@inx.net wrote:

> Does anyone know how to install packages with dselect, via floppy
> disks?  I know I have to include the packages themselves, .dep files,
> right?  But I think I need to add soemthing else cause I get some
> errors, I need to add like a packages header or something, any ideas? 

The first floppy must contain a Packages file, but you really don't want
to do it this way. If you must add packages to your system via floppy
disk, use dpkg and install them one at a time.

> Also does anyone know of a online manual that explains installing new
> packages, binary and source to debian?
You might take a look at my new book. You can download the html version
from http://www.linuxpress.com. (the html version is freely distributable)


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