I believe that once you download the files (.deb) it is stored somewhere else
vaikz wrote:I believe that once you download the files (.deb) it is stored somewhere else. Is it possible to retrieve them and use it? So that I don't have to download again. And Also the update is quite big. Can I use all the downloaded files as repository?
It; apt or synaptic temporarily stores files here /var/cache/apt/archives
, until it installs the packages, then it cleans up the downloaded file
--you can adjust the disposition of downloaded files, but you can't do it after the fact, so if you deleted from cache, then those files are gone, and a new download/install sequence is needed for a reinstall of the package file *.debCan I use all the downloaded files as repository?
aptonCD is a method to maintain a local list of installed/installable files(packages)http://aptoncd.sourceforge.net/
apt-cache search aptoncd
aptoncd - Installation disc creator for packages downloaded via APT
Screenshot of synaptic cache settings for downloaded files..