Re: delta updates
On Wednesday 01 December 2004 14:19, Andrea Vettorello wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 14:08:54 +0100, Borislav Petkov
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi there ppl,
> > i have a debian sid machine that needs to get updated occasionally but
> > the problem is that it is not connected to the internet. Additionally, I
> > have a laptop with which i can connect to the internet through the
> > university network after travelling to the cs department. My question is,
> > is there a (more lazy) way that I could create a list of packages that
> > need to be updated on the "internet-less" machine, then download them on
> > the laptop (something like apt-get install --download-only) and then run
> > the update on the machine?
> There is a simple way, using apt and wget. You should find in the
> apt-doc package an "apt offline howto" with all the details...