[ilugc] Offline debian installation problem (first kind)
dennisfrancis.in at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 23:10:41 IST 2008
Thanks guys ! Yes, this page describes it all. Still I think
there is a need to integrate/polish things up, a GUI interface may be,
using pygtk ??
On 10/30/08, Krishna <mail2krish at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Dennis Francis <dennisfrancis.in at gmail.com
>> I need to install the current stable debian on my machine. The problem
>> is that I don't have internet access to that machine, but I have
>> another non-*nix facility where I can download cd images. Can I find
>> which all cd images have the all the software I want [ a fixed list ]
>> with dependencies met fully.
> you can try this option.
> 1. copy all the iso images of the Debian CDs to your harddisk.
> 2. mount all the images using loop option in mount
> 3. configure your apt-config to point to the directories of the each cd.
> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-basico.en.html (see
> Sectoin 2.4)
> 4. then you can use apt-get to install application.
> 5. the after getting everything write automation script to do all the above
> in bash :)
> Though it takes too much of disk space, thats the better way i found to
> avoid dependency problem especially when you dont have internet.
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