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March 2nd, 2009, 11:46 AM
hi every body. i want to install softwares on a system which is not connected to internet. my friend system has net connection and he installed all required softwares by downloading from net.

i followed this method.
i gave command in my friend system
“ sudo cp -R /var/cache/apt/archives /media/SHIVA”

In my system i gave these commands

“ cd /media/SHIVA/archives ”

“ sudo cp -R * /var/cache/apt/archives ”

“ sudo dpkg -i * ”

after some time i got upgraded (installed updates) but it is failed to install softwares like vlc,mplayer etc.
it is displaying message that u have broken packages.

my aim is to install softwares offline(without internet) .

please help me
i am and my friend using ubuntu 8.10 .

many many thanks in advance

March 2nd, 2009, 11:16 PM
You could use a program called keryx (http://keryx.betaserver.org/) for installing software without a Internet connection.