I actually want to use my mobile to download updates as my internet is not so fast and I have to keep my computer running for a long time to install them. I want to download them in my mobile and then install later by transferring them to computer.
For a situation like the one you described, I think that synaptic will be appropriate for your purpose.
(I had the same scenario you described, dial up connection at home, and high speed connection at my office.)
I understand that your computer has very slow speed. But I hope that it can cope with the
You get the opening window of synaptic. Select the files you want to install using the Search function.
Marks the packages you want to select, either left mouse click or right mouse menu-select. Finish marking all the packages you want.
From the File menu generate the download script.
Save the script at some convenient location. Use any file name you like. Let us say your
If you close
The script is a simple shell script, containing a series of wget commands, like the following,
Copy the script to your mobile, start a terminal, move to the directory where you copied the script and run it there.
Please remember that
Once finished running the script (it may take some time depending on the Internet speed and volume of download), you will get a number of
From the file menu, use the
From time to time, you will need to run
at your slow speed machine, select
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Keryx is one possible solution to your problem.
With Keryx you can decide what to download (updates included) and then download them on another computer.
If Keryx doesn't work as advertised, there is a step by step procedure for using Keryx v0.92.4.1
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