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Burning Debian Packages and Repositories to Disc with APTonCD and apt-mirror

Jul 06, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Yanelli)

"Have you ever wished you had access to your Linux distribution's online package repositories when you didn't have access to the Internet, or when your access was slow and unreliable? The recently released APTonCD utility allows users of Debian-based distributions to create backup CDs and DVDs of as many Debian packages as they can download. Used in conjunction with the apt-mirror utility, APTonCD can back up an entire package repository, spanning several CDs or DVDs.

"APTonCD is in the repositories of Ubuntu Feisty and Debian testing and unstable, but if it's not available for your distribution, you can download it from SourceForge.net..."

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