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I think you can tell mintupdate to only download the updates, then you can copy them onto disc and install them. Where they are downloaded to, however, I have no idea.
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OK ill check it out, but this would be a handy option to be able to carry a service pack, so to speak, and install later or even after a fresh install of a given distro - abit like windows service pack 2 and 3 that you can dl and install at any given time. would it be to much to ask to look into this feature for some one in the community to compile?