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How To Set up a repository cache with apt-cacher

Posted by chantra on 6th November 2006

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series How To Set up a repository cache with apt-cacher

When running multiple machine with the same distribution, it is interesting to set up a repository cache on your network so that once a package is downloaded from an official repository, all other machines will download it from your local area network.

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How To Set up a repository cache with apt-cacher — page 2

Posted by chantra on 6th November 2006

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series How To Set up a repository cache with apt-cacher

3. Setting up the Clients and Server sources.list

Now it is time to set up the client hosts apt source list files: /etc/apt/sources.list. It make sense to use the repository cache on the server too, as that way, any updates made by the server will fill up the cache.

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