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Re: "apt-get dist-upgrade" Question:

 --- Eric Dickner <ejdickner@yahoo.com> wrote: 

> Will I, or some kind of disconnnect at the ISP, ruin
> the whole thing?  Can I then issue the command again
> and will it recognize the packcages it already got?

If apt-get is interrupted, it'll continue from where it left off. Note
that you might find: "apt-get -d <foo>", a more useful command if you're
on dialup.
> Will it check these downloads for errors with an md5
> or something?

Not by default.

> Is this just a bad idea to try over a modem
> connection?

Perfectly doable, if you're patient. I actually use the following to do


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