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Old 01-16-2004, 02:54 AM   #1
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how to create a local apt repository

this is my first post here...and plz dont flame if its a stupid one....i have 10 fedora systems on my network...and currently i m using apt to update them...i am wondering if it is possible to setup a local apt repository so that every machine dont have to download same files again and again.....the main local server can synchronize with fedora server daily and other machines will connect to it.......also i use apt-get only for updating will it be enough to synchronize with only released-updates section......any help will be appricated......thanx in advance.....


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Old 01-18-2004, 01:13 PM   #3
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well, i has a solution for you.

why do you not mount the /var/cache/apt in only one machine.


in has a realy folder in /var/cache/apt
but 192.168.0.[1-254] mount they folder /var/cache/apt via NFS in

so are you only need to run apt-get in, and another machines dont need donwload the same file, becouse he has in cache.

tell me if its works...
and i sorry for my english, I from brazil.
Old 01-19-2004, 03:14 AM   #4
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actually its a good idea and i will give it a try.....


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