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August 24th, 2009, 02:40 AM
I tried apt on cd to create a repository cd for my crunchbang...,but I did'nt like it. I do'nt like synaptic very much...(I end up installing the wrong packages).
here is what I would like to know:
how to create a cd repository
-accessible by add/remove
August 24th, 2009, 03:14 AM
The easiest solution I can think of would be to download whatever programs you need in the form of .deb's and write those to a CD. That way you can just copy them over and install whenever you need them. It's even easier than making it readable by Synaptic.
August 24th, 2009, 03:21 AM
then put the cd into your computer and type this into the terminal
sudo apt-cdrom add
you **should** be able to see everything in add-remove and synaptic now.
August 24th, 2009, 03:34 AM
August 24th, 2009, 04:31 AM
I've had excellent luck with aptoncd - which is Apt On CD. It's in synaptic:
Or run the command:
sudo apt-get install aptoncd
Edit: upon reading again that was a stupid answer! Sorry.
August 24th, 2009, 06:29 AM
Take a look at this (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=352460). The first post is quite large, it is a "HowTo" afterall, but it does contain an answer to your question.
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