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Handling Linux without an internet connection?

Handling Linux without an internet connection?

The USB WLAN stick I'm trying to use on my linux box is not working properly (tried various distros... none work). Unfortunately some of the install instructions require Wine and cabextract. So I tried to figure out how to install those without an internet connection. Gdebi seems to be the way, but then how do you install that without an internet connection?

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"There are programs to help handle Ubuntu, Debian systems without an internet connection:

Keryx Project

Keryx is a portable, cross-platform package manager for APT-based (Ubuntu, Debian) systems. It provides a graphical interface for gathering updates, packages, and dependencies for offline computers.

APTonCD

APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to create one or more CDs or DVDs (you choose the type of media) with all of the packages you've downloaded via APT-GET or APTITUDE, creating a removable repository that you can use on other computers.

Ubuntu Offline Installers

Script to do an offline install of the ubuntu-restricted-extras package, which contains the additional multimedia codecs, Abobe Flash player, libdvdcss, Java etc."