Re: sources.list anf file URI's
> Due to a somewhat shaky net connection I decided
> to download the debs for xfree 4 (from
> http://people.debian.org/~cpbotha) to my local machine.
> I'm trying to add the dirs where they reside to my
> sources.list but apt complains about malformed lines.
> This is what I did:
> deb file:/home/henrik/debs/xf402_potato/i386/
> deb file:/home/henrik/debs/xf402_potato/all/
> What am I doing wrong?
Once you have the packages download, just use "dpkg" to install them.
dpkg --install packagename1 packagename2
It *will* keep your installed packages database up to date too.