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I am using Oneiric Beta 2.

Installed it yesterday. Then downloaded 350+ MB of updates and installed it.

Then when I tried to auto-mount my drives using Storage manager, I screwed up and the system will boot right up to the Ubuntu Splash screen, then turn off.

Anyways planning to reinstall Ubuntu again. But I do not want to have to download the updates again. I have a copy of all the downloaded update files with me.

Can anyone tell me how I can install the updates from the hard drive without downloading them again ??

Thanks in advance.....

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Not really, this one already has the files, he just wants to install them now. –  Bruno Pereira Oct 2 '11 at 9:37
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sudo dpkg -i *.deb will install all the .deb packages on the current directory in to your system.

Open a terminal, change the directory to where you saved your downloaded packages and use the command to install the packages that you previously saved.

If you have copied the packages to a USB pen, plug it in, open a terminal and change directory to where the USB pen was mounted (it should be a mount point under /media).

After you located the files you saved use the command to install the files.

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sorry, could you elaborate or point me to a website??? –  Ajay Oct 15 '11 at 7:51
    
I have them on a pendrive.... –  Ajay Oct 16 '11 at 4:48
    
then after installing your new system navigate to your pen drive folder and type that command, all the deb files will be installed. –  Bruno Pereira Oct 16 '11 at 7:37
    
-1, this answer is almost useless. –  jrg Nov 27 '11 at 22:11
    
Not its not @jrg, user has the .deb packages already, after installing the system again he can just open a terminal, cd to the place where the .deb files are and use that command to install the packages that he previously downloaded. How is that wrong? –  Bruno Pereira Nov 27 '11 at 22:29
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