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Re: Upgrading with a low data cap




Hi,

> Something just brought to mind apt-offline. The introductory paragraph
> in the man page states:
>
> apt-offline brings offline package management functionality to Debian
> based system. It can be used to download packages and its dependencies
> to be installed later on (or required to update) a disconnected machine.
> Packages can be downloaded from a different connected machine.
>
> Don't know how suitable it would be FOR ME. However studying its use may
> prompt questions &/or answers I haven't thought about.

>From looking at the source[1], apt-offline seems to be looking in the
local cache first before fetching files from the Web.

[1] https://github.com/rickysarraf/apt-offline/blob/master/apt_offline_core/AptOfflineCoreLib.py#L1231

Alex