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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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1answer
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Create local copy of Ubuntu remote repository

Good day. I'm trying to create local copy of official Ubuntu repository(12.10 or 13.10 does not matter). As far as i know i could recursively download all packages from the mirror ...
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0answers
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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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Unofficial/Local repositories and how do they differ from PPAs in Launchpad

I normally tend to use the PPAs (Personal Package Archives) found in launchpad.net, but I have noticed more and more that some repositories are being created in other places or a website that manages ...
4
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1answer
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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 ...
3
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1answer
451 views

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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Forcing to install dependencies from Custom Repositry? [duplicate]

I have setup a local directory repository, but Ubuntu installs from Remote Repository. How can i force it to install from my local repository?
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1answer
5k views

wget to download Ubuntu Repo

I'm setting up an offline Ubuntu Repo and I need to download the Ubuntu repo using a windows machine. I have access to WGET.exe . What is the command to do this? Thanks in Advance.
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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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8answers
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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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2answers
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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 ...