[Grml] OT: Downloading the .deb package

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Wed Jul 8 23:25:43 CEST 2009

* T o n g <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> [20090704 17:01]:
> On Mon, 29 Jun 2009 09:15:32 +0200, Darshaka Pathirana wrote:


> > What's in your "/etc/apt/sources.list"?

> My /etc/apt/sources.list should be fine, because I can 'aptitude install' 
> just fine, but can't do 'aptitude download':

> % aptitude download live-initramfs initramfs-tools
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> Reading extended state information      
> Initializing package states... Done
> Unable to find an archive "grml" for the package "live-initramfs"
> Unable to find an archive "grml" for the package "initramfs-tools"


> Anything else? Why I can do 'aptitude install' but not 'aptitude 
> download'?

Release pinning, just use:

  aptitude -t grml-testing download live-initramfs initramfs-tools

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