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LXer 10-25-2010 05:01 PM

LXer: Make apt-get Installations and Upgrades 26x faster with apt-fast
 
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The apt-fast script little shellscript that increases the speed of apt-get by many times. You need to have the axel download accelerator installed, which is a simple, short process, but everything else is extremely straight forward. After installing and using apt-fast you will notice that the speed of downloading and installing a package is more than 26 times faster than before.

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TobiSGD 10-25-2010 05:14 PM

I wonder how it should be possible to download a file that already consists of gzipped content 26-times faster. And how should it install faster?


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