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If you don't want to upgrade to latest release then execute apt-get upgrade command instead of dist-upgrade . Let me explain whole process again. * Execute this in Terminal : ...
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    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    If you don't want to upgrade to latest release then execute apt-get upgrade command instead of dist-upgrade.

    Let me explain whole process again.

    * Execute this in Terminal :
    Code:
    cd Desktop
    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -qq --print-uris upgrade | cut -d\' -f 2 > urls.txt 
    * You will have a file urls.txt on Desktop. Copy this file to Windows Machine have fast internet connection using Flash Drive.

    * Open urls.txt file in Windows machine and download every package listed in it. You can use any Download Manager to automate this process.

    * Copy downloaded packages to Flash Drive.

    * Copy packages from Flash Drive to /var/cache/apt/archives folder of Ubuntu.

    * Execute this in Terminal to install those packages :
    Code:
    sudo apt-get upgrade
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    devils casper just one question, I saw the man for apt-get and it said that I have to use --print-uris with -qq but didn't see why print-uris is used, so can u describe it to me???
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    devils casper

    thank you for your informational and helpful reply

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