Re: Upgrading with a low data cap
- Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:33:53 -0400
- From: songbird <songbird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Upgrading with a low data cap
mick crane 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.