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    Does urpmi have a cache where it keeps any of the rpms it has downloaded from the web? if so where is it?
    I wanna know because i can use Mandriva LiveCD to download any rpms from internet from my office and later install the rpm + all dependancies at my home computer where i dont have any internet connection.

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    Hi - I think it caches them in /var/cache/urpmi/rpms I also seem to remember that it has a separate storage area for failed installs (rpms) but I honestly can't remember that one.
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    Thanx fingal i'll try it out

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingal
    Hi - I think it caches them in /var/cache/urpmi/rpms I also seem to remember that it has a separate storage area for failed installs (rpms) but I honestly can't remember that one.
    Hey fingal u were right
    urpmi keeps a cache at /var/cache/urpmi/rpms
    i'll try a few things and post my progress here

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    thank you!

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