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Re: Storing whole sarge disto on a HD partition?

Scott Fitzgerald wrote:
I'm a dial up user who purchased sarge on a 14 cd set.

I'm buying a laptop and was wondering, is there a faq or howto anyplace on
copying the whole distribution to a partition on a HD?  It would be great
to be away from home, and if a package is recommended to me to just be able
to log into root and run apt-get while on the road.

You might want to check out apt-move. Theres a nice discussion about doing the exact same thing here:

basically you can make a repository from the cds to your local hd, providing you have enough space for it.


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