On Sat, Dec 02, 2000 at 03:00:55PM -0500, Christopher W Aiken wrote:
> I want to install Debian 2.2 to a second machine. I have
> used "apt-get" to get and install a whole lot of stuff
> (over 65MB of files) on my first machine. After I install
> on my second machine can I copy "/var/cache/apr/archives" from
> the first to my second machine and do a "dpkg -i *.deb" to
> install all this info? Is there a better way? What
> would be the "prefered way"?
I would think it would be better to copy the .deb's to /var/cache/apt/archives
on your second machine and just apt-get install the packages. If they're in the
cache, it shouldn't try to d/l them again.