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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04

Posted 04-20-2009 at 02:18 AM by sridhar11

apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download. In general, apt-p2p save bandwidth, use limited cpu and memory resources and reduce congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.apt-p2p will get the request files from peers,therefore, it will avoid the congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.

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testing on linux-internet only distro

Posted 04-19-2009 at 04:27 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)
Updated 04-19-2009 at 04:30 PM by pereznet

Sorry, about not posting sooner.
unlike most bloggers, I actually have a life and a job.
Ha ha ha , just kidding.

I have been testing PClinuxOS, Damn Samll Linux


PCLinuxOS is a great distro. The install was a snap.I was able to use everything write out of the install.I mean everything; networking, internet, MS apps-Wine, viewing Quicktime, WMP movies, really cool stff.

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feng shui of linux

Posted 04-18-2009 at 07:12 PM by emptyspaceenterprises

Since I am presently unable to help anyone out with true linux type concerns. I humbly present this to

Kidco and spinich pesto: I use this manual_labor_pablum_making_device purchased from kidco to make
a garlic_spinach_sunflowerseed_veg.oil_salt pesto spread to be applied to toasted and buttered home made
bread. I find it to be excellent.

I started to read chapter5 of the LDD. Switched over to trying to communicate between 2 c++ program...
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Slammed on Slamd64

Posted 04-18-2009 at 05:12 PM by brianL

Got Slamd64 up and running. Same installation procedure as Slackware, except for all the package names of course. To compare it with 32 bit I'd have to reinstall Slackware 12.2, but like I said before I really don't want to duplicate what I've got on my laptop. I can't compare any laptop v desktop benchmarks because of processor and RAM differences.
LFS uses how long it takes to compile binutils as a unit of time. So I thought I might try that: get the source, and just run ./configure and...
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Start With The Easiest

Posted 04-18-2009 at 07:41 AM by brianL

As the title implies, I started trying 64 bit distros with possibly the easiest install as far as hardware recognition goes: Ubuntu 8.04, amd64 version. No problems whatsoever. Ubuntu even managed to install a NVidia driver that doesn't ****-up everything. Yes, I'm quite pleased with the result. I could have tried 8.10, but from what I've read, the LTS versions are a safer bet - less flaky. The next candidate for installation will be slamd64. I'll keep Ubuntu, because sometimes I'm in a pointy-clicky...
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