Burning Debian Packages and Repositories to Disc with APTonCD and apt-mirror
Jul 06, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."