[PD] Installing pd-extended in ubuntu on a computer with no internet connection
David NG McCallum
d at mentalfloss.ca
Sun Nov 4 22:33:57 CET 2007
Thanks for the suggestions. I had a feeling that's what I'd have to
do... Hoped there'd be a more automatic way of doing it... oh well.
On 03/11/2007, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
> That's what I would do as well.
> On Nov 3, 2007, at 10:32 PM, Kevin McCoy wrote:
> This is cheating but Debian has a web repository at
> http://packages.debian.org where you can download packages for different
> architectures and search, etc. Find out what packages Pd-extended depends
> on, download the ppc .deb files from the debian server, pop them on a flash
> drive and drop them on your net-less ppc at home and then install them first
> sudo dpkg -i whatever.deb
> Then install the pd-extended deb package using the same command.
> That's what I would do - but it's not very elegant and maybe someone has a
> better idea.
> On 11/3/07, David NG McCallum <d at mentalfloss.ca> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Maybe this is more of an ubuntu package question than a Pd question,
> > I've got an old iMac running xubuntu at home, except that home has no
> > internet connection. When I tried installing the pd-extended package
> > it went and tried to download the depends, which of course it
> > couldn't, because it has no internet connection.
> > Is there a complete meta-package of Pd-extended and all the depends
> > that I could just plop onto this machine? Is it possible to make one
> > (I don't have access to another PPC-ubuntu machine with a net
> > connection to do this, it would have to be either an intel-ubuntu or
> > OS X machine doing the work).
> > Thanks!
> > D
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