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Re: apt cache



"Robert Marlow (2)" wrote:

> heya
>
> i've downloaded a few hundred potato debs while upgrading my workstation to
> potato. now i'm starting to think it would be conveniant to organise all
> the debs that apt has downloaded by placing them in directories corresponding
> to each deb's section (just like the download site would have them). is there
> any dpkg command or anything which would allow me to move each deb to the
> correct folder automatically? also, for future maintenance, how can i
> configure apt to place the debs in the correct directory to begin with?
> basically, what i aim to have is a small subset of the potato distribution
> sorted so as to be a site to which other hosts on my LAN can point apt.
>
> from
>
> da Bobstopper
>
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Have a look at apt-move.
'apt-move localupdate' will put the packages in the directories you need to burn on
CD or to share with other machines.

Sven


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