View Full Version : [ubuntu] An Offline Upgrade Manager?

January 26th, 2009, 12:27 PM
There's a good chance I'll be moving to a new apartment by the end of February. The new place unfortunately won't (ever) have an Internet connection, but I'll still be able to get online from work so it's not really an issue.

The problem is whether or not I'll still be able to upgrade my private Ubuntu rig without an internet connection. I know I can just order or burn the longterm support releases every once in a (great) while, but there are some minor updates I'm waiting for and would prefer get sooner rather than later.

Are there tools to let one write, update & download package information via an USB flash disk, so I can do it from work? It's seems like the kind of thing someone might have thought of before.

January 27th, 2009, 01:35 PM
You could use synaptic "Generate Package Download Script (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Synaptic/PackageDownloadScript)" or another one that I have used is Keryx.