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How to get Debian to pull Apt Packages from Home FTP
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    How to get Debian to pull Apt Packages from Home FTP

    I have Debian Woody. I do not have an internet connection but i want the speed and flexibility of usimg the network for install. Can i combine the Debian distribution CDs and put them on a host FTP computer to act as an archive server? Do i just copy CDs to a FTP folder and then direct Linux to pull packages from there? What is the basic how to? I would really like to set this up. I can edit files or whatever needs to be done. I likely will be using Win2000 as the first FTP server (until i get some linux boxes up with samba). I hope there is no special issues.

    Thanks much
    Hank

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    Dear coldturkey,
    Hello,

    FYI, http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Network-Install-HOWTO-8.html

    Best Regards.
    Frrkh hmd

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