how to separate and burn update available [size 238 mb] for future installation in ubuntu 9.04?

Asked by maskarvijay on 2009-11-28

my update manager showing avaliable update size 253 mb . if in future i need to install ubuntu 9.04 ,then i will require these updates beside whole operating system
so how to burn them on cd for future installations?

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Solved by:
Omer Akram
Solved:
2009-11-30
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2009-11-30
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2009-11-28
Best Omer Akram (om26er) said : #1

first fully update your system after a clean install and then go to /var/cache/apt/archive and copy all the files and burn it to the cd or backup. when you next install ubuntu 9.04 open folder where you saved all the updates from terminal and type sudo dpkg -i *.deb..

and enjoy!!

Vu Do Quynh (vu-do-quynh) said : #2

You can also use aptoncd : it will create an iso files from your downloaded packages that you can use as a repository on cd.

To install it, just look for the package "aptoncd" in the Add/Remove..." or with the Synaptic package manager. Use is very simple and you can add extra packages from different sources.

maskarvijay (maskarvijay) said : #4

Thanks om26er, that solved my question.