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Tharakanuwanpro
June 21st, 2008, 11:58 AM
Without getting packages one by one can't we get ftp acces to packages.ubuntu.com or a package pack or something like that .

I need to get all libraries .

And mp3 decoder means the mp3 codec right ? if not where is the mp3 codec package

hyper_ch
June 21st, 2008, 12:13 PM
http://www.howtoforge.com/local_debian_ubuntu_mirror

syczu
June 21st, 2008, 12:14 PM
mp3 codec is in gstreamer package.

Vivaldi Gloria
June 21st, 2008, 12:15 PM
Without getting packages one by one can't we get ftp acces to packages.ubuntu.com or a package pack or something like that .

I don't exactly understand what you mean by that. To install a package use synaptic from your system menu.



And mp3 decoder means the mp3 codec right ? if not where is the mp3 codec package

Start synaptic from your system menu. Search for the following packages and install them:


ubuntu-restricted-extras
lame

Tharakanuwanpro
June 21st, 2008, 12:15 PM
The thing is i don't have internet on ubuntu . I am having dual boot for windows xp and ubuntu . I am now in XP . Ubuntu Does not have internet connection . Because my modem does not support linux

hyper_ch
June 21st, 2008, 12:17 PM
install ubuntu in a virtual machine on windows and then you have network access if the windows host has network access ;)

Tharakanuwanpro
June 21st, 2008, 12:18 PM
Thanks . Can you give me a tutorial on installing a virtual machine in windows xp and installing ubuntu on it . But then what about the Ubuntu in my computer

hyper_ch
June 21st, 2008, 12:25 PM
well, download vmware-server ( http://www.vmware.com/download/server/ ) [you have to register yourself - no costs - to get serial number) or virtualbox ( https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=innotek-1.6-G-F@CDS-CDS_SMI )

then install the virtualization software... create a virtual machine and then assign the ubuntu cd/image as cd to boot from....

Then it's like a normal installation of ubuntu only that it runs within windows...

You can then "apt-get" or "apt-mirror" all the packages you want... they will be downloaded to /var/cache/apt/archives (when using apt-get, aptitude, adept, synaptic) or some other location that you specify with apt-mirror....

You can then copy them onto a usb key or to a networked drive.... or you could ssh into the virtual OS and download it from there....

the_doc
June 21st, 2008, 12:28 PM
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/virtualbox

hyper_ch
June 21st, 2008, 12:32 PM
I rather prefer vmware ;)

the_doc
June 21st, 2008, 12:36 PM
http://cmsproducer.com/Ubuntu-Linux-Windows-VMware-Server

Whatever helps the OP, although I'm not sure this tutorial is as good! :)

hyper_ch
June 21st, 2008, 12:39 PM
:) thx for posting those... the reason I like vmware-server better is because networking into the vm is a lot simpler :)

the_doc
June 21st, 2008, 12:46 PM
I agree about the point on networking, although from my experience I don't think he'll have issues with VB.

Tharakanuwanpro
June 21st, 2008, 02:02 PM
Thanks . I will try it . Without that isn't there a way

the_doc
June 21st, 2008, 03:08 PM
I managed to dig this up.

http://wubdepends.sourceforge.net/#

I don't use it, or endorse it, but it may help with your issue. It has a Windows .exe so you should be able to download packages and their dependencies on your XP box then transfer to Ubuntu via USB/CD or whatever.

I suggest you read around it first though.