Documentation refers to apt-offline which no longer ships in Focal Fossa

Bug #1855621 reported by Stephen Michael Kellat on 2019-12-08
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xubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The currently shipped documentation in Focal Fossa refers to apt-offline for offline package management. We don't ship that any more. Offline package management is pretty much broken as a paradigm with the advent of snap, Flatpak, and AppImage in addition to the traditional Debian packages.

Patch to the documentation text is attached to fix things for now until something better can be written. Research is required in a further follow-up.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: xubuntu-docs 18.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.3.0-18.19-generic 5.3.1
Uname: Linux 5.3.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu13
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sun Dec 8 17:24:48 2019

InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-11-05 (33 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Alpha amd64 (20191104)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: xubuntu-docs
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

The attachment "Patch to remove language concerning apt-offline" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
Sean Davis (bluesabre) on 2020-05-25
Changed in xubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
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