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Re: Download installed .debs??

--- Pigeon <jah.pigeon@ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 08:16:57AM -0800, Lars
> Jensen wrote:
> > How do I re-download copies installed .deb
> packages that are already on
> > my system? apt-get won't download a package that
> is already installed.
> Well, there's apt-get --reinstall, or you could use
> the search
> packages page on the Debian website to find the
> .deb, download it in
> the browser and dpkg -i it by hand. I think apt-get
> --reinstall is
> simpler...
> Pigeon
Why not remove the package and clean up your apt cache
with apt-get claen?? Then you can re-download it and
apt will not complain.

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