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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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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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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 ...
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Delete old packages from local repository [duplicate]

I would like to cleanup my local repository after each upgrade. When I add newer version of packages to pool and regenerate indexes with dpkg-scanpackages, program warns about old versions of packages ...
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How to delete old versions of same packages from a Local Repository?

In my local repository see below, I have many versions of same packages downloaded and stored in deb package directory. As Ubuntu always prefer to use the highest version, I don't need the earlier ...
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Cannot use software-center to install packages from local repository without internet [closed]

I have a Local repository as instructed in this tutorial . It is a trusted repository, so no "Authentication errors" are there. I've tested it with synaptic and apt-get . I was being able to use ...
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Is it compulsory to add “Cleaning section” while bulding local ubuntu respository

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) version and it is at EOL. The repositories for older releases that are not supported get moved to an archive server. These repositories are available at ...
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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 ...