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APT-CDROM(8)							  APT-CDROM(8)

NAME
       apt-cdrom - APT CDROM managment utility

SYNOPSIS
       apt-cdrom  [ -hvrmfan ]	[ -d=cdrom mount point ]  [ -o=config string ]
       [ -c=file ]   [ add ]  [ ident ]

DESCRIPTION
       apt-cdrom is used to add a new CDROM to APTs list of available sources.
       apt-cdrom  takes	 care of determining the structure of the disc as well
       as correcting for several possible mis-burns and	 verifying  the	 index
       files.

       It  is necessary to use apt-cdrom to add CDs to the APT system, it can‐
       not be done by hand. Furthermore each disk in a multi-cd	 set  must  be
       inserted and scanned separately to account for possible mis-burns.

       Unless the -h, or --help option is given one of the commands below must
       be present.

       add    add is used to add a new	disc  to  the  source  list.  It  will
	      unmount  the  CDROM device, prompt for a disk to be inserted and
	      then procceed to scan it and copy the index files. If  the  disc
	      does not have a proper .disk/ directory you will be prompted for
	      a descriptive title.

	      APT uses a CDROM ID to track which  disc	is  currently  in  the
	      drive    and    maintains	  a   database	 of   these   IDs   in
	      /sw/var/lib/apt/cdroms.list

       ident  A debugging tool to report the identity of the current  disc  as
	      well as the stored file name

OPTIONS
       All  command  line options may be set using the configuration file, the
       descriptions indicate the configuration	option	to  set.  For  boolean
       options	you  can  override  the	 config	 file  by using something like
       -f-,--no-f, -f=no or several other variations.

       -d

       --cdrom
	      Mount point; specify the location to mount the cdrom. This mount
	      point must be listed in /etc/fstab and propely configured.  Con‐
	      figuration Item: Acquire::cdrom::mount.

       -r

       --rename
	      Rename a disc; change the label of a disk or override the	 disks
	      given  label.  This  option will cause apt-cdrom to prompt for a
	      new label.  Configuration Item: APT::CDROM::Rename.

       -m

       --no-mount
	      No mounting; prevent apt-cdrom from mounting and unmounting  the
	      mount point.  Configuration Item: APT::CDROM::NoMount.

       -f

       --fast Fast  Copy;  Assume the package files are valid and do not check
	      every package. This option should be used only if apt-cdrom  has
	      been  run	 on  this  disc	 before and did not detect any errors.
	      Configuration Item: APT::CDROM::Fast.

       -a

       --thorough
	      Thorough Package Scan; This option may be needed with  some  old
	      Debian  1.1/1.2 discs that have Package files in strange places.
	      It takes much longer to scan the CD but will pick them all up.

       -n

       --just-print

       --recon

       --no-act
	      No Changes; Do not change the sources.list(5) file  and  do  not
	      write index files. Everything is still checked however.  Config‐
	      uration Item: APT::CDROM::NoAct.

       -h

       --help Show a short usage summary.

       -v

       --version
	      Show the program verison.

       -c

       --config-file
	      Configuration File; Specify a configuration file	to  use.   The
	      program  will  read the default configuration file and then this
	      configuration file. See apt.conf(5) for syntax information.

       -o

       --option
	      Set a Configuration Option; This will set an arbitary configura‐
	      tion option. The syntax is -o Foo::Bar=bar.

SEE ALSO
       apt.conf(5), apt-get(8), sources.list(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
       apt-cdrom returns zero on normal operation, decimal 100 on error.

BUGS
       See  the APT bug page <URL:http://bugs.debian.org/apt>.	If you wish to
       report a bug in APT, please see /usr/share/doc/debian/bug-reporting.txt
       or the bug(1) command.

AUTHOR
       APT was written by the APT team <apt@packages.debian.org>.

				 12 March 2001			  APT-CDROM(8)
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