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Re: Upgrade on box not on Net

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 20:25:09 +0100
John K Masters <johnmasters@oxtedonline.net> wrote:

> Is it possible to upgrade a box not connected to the Internet?
> I run etch on my home desktop and sid on my laptop but I have a machine
> at work that is not, and never likely to be, connected to the internet.
> It currently has etch installed off the 3 DVD set which I downloaded via
> jigdo. I know I can create updated DVDs of etch using jigdo but how
> could I upgrade from etch to sid with no internet connection? Is this
> possible or even advisable? The main reason for wanting to upgrade is

This is what the apt-zip package is for.

> the huge difference in Open Office 2.0 to 2.2. Or could I just install
> OO2.2 over the stable package?
> Regards, John

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