Updating and installing packages without an internet connection
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Tue Dec 23 07:46:28 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:49:41 -0800,
suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> The only machines with an internet connection I have access to, are at the
> university. However since all of them run Ubuntu, doing an rpm query on the
> new package is not feasible. Any suggestions?
I use rsync to mirror the parts I want at work (since I run Fedora there)
and then I bring home the new stuff (using find and sha1sums to find new
stuff) on a usb drive. Even if you use Ubuntu at the office you should
be able to mirror stuff there.
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