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Re: apt-get install without internet connection

On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 02:12:51PM +0200, Marc Brünink wrote:
> Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 14:12:51 +0200
> From: Marc Brünink <mbruen@smartsoft.de>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: apt-get install  without internet connection
> On Montag, Okt 17, 2005, at 13:25 Europe/Berlin, Marc Brünink wrote:
> >I've a pretty trivial question:
> >I've a computer without any internet access. But I want to install a  
> >specific package which is not included on my debian CDs. So I used  
> >"apt-get clean"
> > and "apt-get -d install <packagename>" to get the packages on a  
> >machine with internet access. Thereafter I copied /var/cache/apt to  
> >the first machine and tryed to "apt-get install" the package. This  
> >didn't work. "apt-cache" cannot find the package, too. What's wrong?
> >
> If I had have a brain I had read the APT Howto Section 2.2:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-basico.en.html#s-dpkg- 
> scanpackages
> Strangely the machine without internet access didn't have  
> dpkg-scanpackes.

  You have to install dpkg-dev package to have dpkg-scanpackages

  Best wishes

Alexei Chetroi

Smile... Tomorrow will be worse. (c) Murphy's Law

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