installing without internet

Kristoffer Gustafsson kg.kristoffer at
Wed Aug 5 10:53:51 UTC 2015

Sounds great. I'll try this out.
It will be much faster to install this way instead of downloading when
When I upgraded some years ago I edited that file, hope it will work
this time too.
If so I'll be very happy. It will be almost how I installed fedora
core many years ago.
Easy and fast.

2015-08-05 12:41 GMT+02:00, Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at>:
> You'll be given the opportunity to pick an installation source.
> Internet is one option but cd/dvd is another.  When you pick cd/dvd,
> you'll be prompted to insert each dvd in the dvd drive so debian can
> index what you have.  Once all of that is done, to install a package
> you'll be prompted for one or both of those cd/dvd's if the install you
> want needs files from both of them.  To move over to internet for your
> source, you're going to have to comment out active lines in
> '/etc/apt/sources.list and add in internet repository lines to select
> mirrors and distributions.  Fortunately for you, a tool exists to help
> you select your best internet mirrors.  The security mirror is separate
> from the debian main mirror and there is also a multimedia mirror that
> can be installed in /etc/apt/sources.list.  Once you have changed
> /etc/apt/sources.list, you want to run aptitude update first then
> aptitude safe-upgrade to get updates those dvd's don't have.
> On Wed, 5 Aug 2015, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 06:24:38
>> From: Kristoffer Gustafsson <kg.kristoffer at>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
>> To: blinux-list <blinux-list at>
>> Subject: Re: installing without internet
>> Ok.
>> I've got dvd disks, and all Three isos downloaded so I can burn them.
>> How do I do when I want to install a package that is not on the first
>> dvd, but one of the others?
>> Also, when I get internet access. How do I select a mirror, and use
>> apt-get install the normal way?
>> /Kristoffer
>> 2015-08-04 15:21 GMT+02:00, Kristoffer Gustafsson
>> <kg.kristoffer at>:
>>> --
>>> Kristoffer Gustafsson
>>> Sal?ngsgatan 7a
>>> tel:033-12 60 93
>>> mobil: 0730-500934
>>> Hi.
>>> I'm going to install debian.
>>> When I install I don't  have internet on that computer.
>>> What do I need then?
>>> There are dvd images. Do I need all?
>>> /Kristoffer
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