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Re: Option to call apt install package to local directory

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 10:42:27AM -0500, Mumia W.. wrote:

> There is no single command to do this. You would use several simple 
> commands instead.
> First use this to get the URL:
> apt-get --print-uris package
> Then select the URL and use wget to download it:
> wget "URL"

What's wrong with 'aptitude download'? There is also a -d option for 
apt-get but I don't know where the package gets saved, the man page 
doesn't specify (aptitude saves it to the current dir).

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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