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Old 09-06-2009, 10:35 PM   #1
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Copy /var/cache/apt to speed up package install ?


Hi all,

I frequent update and install packages on a lots of machines using apt-get update and install.

I was wondering if I can just update and install on one machine and then copy those cached file undar /var/cache/apt to other machine, so I can save downloading time while do apt-get install.

I tried, but seems apt-get ignored those files and downloading from source anyway. Any idea?
 
Old 09-07-2009, 02:27 AM   #2
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Take a look at approx
http://www.debianadmin.com/upgrade-m...th-approx.html
 
  


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