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Re: Updating and installing packages without an internet connection



On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 12:49 -0800, suvayu ali wrote:
> I am getting a new desktop probably today, and is going to install F10
> on it. However my problem is I don't have an internet connection at
> home. So is there a way to apply updates? I did find some suggestions
> in the archives. Most said to download all the updates onto some media
> and use rpm -Fvh *.rpm. Even if I overlook the size of the downloads,
> this won't work if I were to install new packages. How would
> dependency resolution work in that case? Is there any way I can find
> that out beforehand and download all the dependency pacakges as well?

Yup. Install gnome-packagekit-extra and use the service pack creator[1]
on a live CD.

Richard.

[1] http://www.packagekit.org/img/gpk-service-pack.png


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