How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04
Posted 04-20-2009 at 03:18 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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