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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).

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

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