My purpose is to run old services in virtualbox through old versions of ubuntu, but every time I try to install the package I need is impossible because there are no repositories, it's like they delete the repositories for old versions of ubuntu and I can't download what I need.

Is there any way to have a local repository with all the packages associated with an older version of ubuntu for my purpose?

  • If course it's possible. It's documented how to set up your own mirror. But that doesn't change the fact that you first need a source for the packages. Oct 1 at 19:48

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Use the old-releases.ubuntu.com. There you'll find all releases, all the way back to Warty Warthog.

Unsupported releases are removed from the main repositories, as demand is reduced. It's permanently archived at old-releases.

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