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debget - Fetch a .deb for a package in APT's database
fetches a .deb for one or more packages from an Debian mirror.
It uses apt-get
(1) to find out the URL
so it will download the same version
from the same server as apt-get
would do. The .deb will be downloaded with
(1) and stored in your current working directory.
will not work for packages that are available in apt-get
If you need that functionality please use the .download
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com
This manpage was written by Frank Lichtenheld <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE
Copyright (C) 2001 Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
any later version.
On Debian systems, a copy of the GNU General Public License may be
found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.
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