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Pinning package using own repository and apt-get

I created my own repository so I can provide a newer version of a package than the one the Ubuntu repository currently holds. Everything works fine, with the exception that I have to specify the ...
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Why apt-get doesn't download from local repository? [duplicate]

I have created a local repository using following command and places in /usr/local/myrepository: dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null | gzip -9c > Packages.gz Packages.gz was successfully created. Then ...
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Failed to create a local apt repository

I followed this instruction to create a local repository https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Offline/Repository?action=show&redirect=SuiteCodename And I encountered 404 deb not found error ...
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apt-move says the packages are moved but they are gone

I'm trying to setup a Ubuntu mirror with selected packages from different repositories, by using apt-move, which I've been using on Ubuntu 10.04 without (too much) problems. I've installed apt-move ...
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1answer
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Upgrading Ubuntu from local mirror

I need to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS using local repository (approx); Internet access is granted by a Web Proxy. The problem is: if I don't set proxy (so server can't reach ...
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Assign highest priority to my local repository

Summary How can I make apt-get prefer local repository packages instead of downloading again the same package version from official repositories? The local repository is signed and trusted. We've ...
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What is the best way to deal with local DEB packages (i.e. ones not installed from repos)? [closed]

I just want a "guru's opinion" on the best way to deal with those pesky little "singleton" debs that you don't get out of any APT repo. For example google-chrome (I know they finally made a repo), ...
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1answer
239 views

Download selected packages to a local repository

Actually I'm a bit new to Linux and I need to download some selected packages (debian ubuntu) to my local repository. So could you please help me to figure this out?
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How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM Repository?

I have all images of Debian, Ubuntu and Ubuntustudio as .iso. How can I use them as repository to install my desired packages with sudo apt-get install package-name? I easily mount the .iso file with ...
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How to make USB drive as local repository

I copied "archives" folder (/var/cache/apt/archives) from another computer which was fully updated and had some packages that i want. Can someone guide me how to add my USB drive in repository list so ...