You need to get a CD to the sources.list of your installed debian system
You need or want to install packages from a CD ROM
You use the following command to add a CD to your sources.list:
Make shure you have a debian CD ROM in the drive. It will mount automatically and if it is a valid Debian CD it will look for packages on it.
You can use a parameter to identify your CD ROM e.g.
apt-cdrom -d /mnt/cdrom
or you can make the program look for it automatically with
The CD has to be properly configured in /etc/fstab to make it work correctly.
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