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Re: Package lists in Debian DVD images




On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 07:23:35PM +0200, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:03:14AM -0600, Sergio Arana wrote:
> > Hi,
> 
> Hi,
> 
> first of all: don't just "answer" to a mail in the
> list with another new topic. This is called "thread
> hijacking" and confuses the hell out of us, which are
> here to try to help you, after all :-)
> 
> I posted my answer with a subject which may attract
> people who know an answer (there are more than 3000
> subscribers to this list, you know).
> 
> > I downloaded all 3 DVD images for Debian 9.5 I installed the first one, but I would like to know how can I check the other two DVDs to see if there is software I might want to use/install.
> 
> The package lists themselves should be (I think!) in the
> first DVD. So your packaging system should know about all
> packages (and tell you to insert whatever DVD is needed
> while installing).
> 
> Which program are you using to install packages? Dpkg?
> Synaptic?
> 
> Cheers
> -- tomás

Use "apt-cdrom add" to add additional DVD's to the apt repository.


Allen