[packman] Offline Repository for openSUSE

Marc Schiffbauer marc at schiffbauer.net
Thu Jan 22 12:05:49 CET 2009

* Aditya Bhiday schrieb am 21.01.09 um 19:06 Uhr:
> Hi,

Hello Aditya,

> I am a student from BITS Pilani Goa Campus in India. We have an
> appreciable number of openSUSE users in our campus. However, due to
> limited bandwidth, it is very difficult for us to download packages
> and updates from the internet. Hence, I would like to know if there is
> a way to host a local repository in our campus.
> For Ubuntu, we had ordered a DVD set containing all the Ubuntu
> repositories. We have hosted the content of these DVDs on a local
> server, and the server updates its packages from the internet
> automatically. Is something similar possible to do for SUSE too?

There are packman mirrors that offer rsync additional to ftp and/or
http. You can use this to create an up-to-date copy of the packman

See here http://packman.links2linux.org/MIRRORS.html


> Thank You,
> Aditya Bhiday
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