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Re: Upgrading with a low data cap




mick crane wrote:
>songbird wrote:
... 
>>   i used to take the USB stick to the library to download
>> big packages when needing updates.  glad i haven't had to
>> do that in a while, but i still have a relatively slow
>> connection (about 10M/minute) compared to many, but it's
>> much better than dialup.
>
> think I did that once to build Scribus, tracking down the dependencies 
> was a nightmare.

  i would generate a list of files via apt-get and
then take that with me so all i had to do was edit a
file and copy and past the paths to download each file.

  wasn't pleasant, but it did work.


  songbird