[ale] Getting additional programs on Ubuntu PCs w/o Internet connection

Daniel Howard dhhoward at comcast.net
Tue Oct 14 23:32:00 EDT 2008

Great, the APTonCD application looks like the way to do it, just install 
packages on a system here at home and burn them and their dependencies 
to a CD for installation on another Ubuntu system.  Thanks!  Daniel

Stephen Benjamin wrote:
> You'll have to burn all the .deb's for each package and the dependencies 
> to a CD-ROM and then there's instructions for having Synaptic use a CD 
> as a storage source:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/7.10/add-applications/C/offline.html
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 11:15 PM, Daniel Howard <dhhoward at comcast.net 
> <mailto:dhhoward at comcast.net>> wrote:
>     Folks, I just did an Ubuntu installfest for a bunch of families at a
>     local elementary school, and we ran out of time when it came to
>     installing additional programs on Ubuntu using the school's Internet
>     feed, so the families took the PCs home and none of them have Internet
>     at home.  How can I make up some CDs with the additional programs I
>     wanted to put on them (like Childsplay, GCompris, Abiword, GNumeric,
>     etc.) that they can install from CD?  Again, these PCs will not have
>     Internet access, so the CDs would have to have all elements of the
>     programs on them.
>     Thanks, Daniel
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>     Daniel Howard
>     President and CEO
>     Georgia Open Source Education Foundation
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Daniel Howard
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Georgia Open Source Education Foundation

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