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by Mintty
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Using Debian repos on Mint
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: Using Debian repos on Mint

Hi,

I am trying to use the locally stored repos on my pc as I have the debian discs but do not have an internet connection on that pc.

so why do I get an error stating that any package I try to install is broken?
by Mintty
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Using Debian repos on Mint
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Using Debian repos on Mint

Hi, I recently got my hands on the 3-disc set of Debian 7 (wheezy) dvds. How does one go about using the Debian repository from Linux Mint 15. I have tried inserting the below in apt's sources.list file: deb file:///mnt/images/deb1/ stable main deb file:///mnt/images/deb2/ stable main deb file:///mn...
by Mintty
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:14 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Resolving package dependencies for offline installation
Replies: 3
Views: 781

Re: Resolving package dependencies for offline installation

Hi,

I tried to do this for ia32-libs deb package,

the script contained hundreds of dependencies, most of which are already installed.

is there any way to list only the dependencies that are missing ??

this would make a manual download much easier.
by Mintty
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Strange startup behaviour on MINT
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Strange startup behaviour on MINT

Hi, I have been running mint on my PC for about a week now and have noticed something strange. Most of the time when i startup, any external and internal drives are automatically mounted and i can even see their icons on the desktop. but sometimes when mint starts up, these drives (which are still c...
by Mintty
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Resolving package dependencies for offline installation
Replies: 3
Views: 781

Resolving package dependencies for offline installation

Hi, My mint machine does not have access to the internet. However, I do have access to the internet offsite. I keep encountering a challenge when installing new .deb packages. I will download a pack bring it to my machine, try to install and it will fail because of missing dependencies. I will then ...

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