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Sometime I find some software that is interesting and want to install it. At office I use pocket WiFi so I do not want to download big files. I want some how to tag these files so I can install them later when I am at home at connected with wifi network (More faster network).

So is there any way that these software installation can be put in a queue, so that when I am at home it can start right away. Is there any way to do this?

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If you are fluent on the commandline it's simple:

echo "sudo apt-get install SOMEAPP" >> dopending.sh

When at home, run

dopending.sh
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In synaptic manager there is an option in File menu called Save markings and corresponding option to load the saved markings. You can try that.

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make a text file containing all the apps apt-get like
sudo apt-get install VLC
sudo apt-get install python
...
sudo apt-get install php
sudo apt-get install MySql

save the file with .sh extension
then run it as
sudo bash AppsDown.sh
enter password and take a nap ;-)

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don't forget to mark the file as executable. –  Mateo_ Aug 9 '12 at 15:54

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