Posts Tagged ‘Apt-Cacher-NG’

I’ve been promising this HowTo for a while, so here it finally is 🙄 Apt-Cacher-NG is an apt proxy. It caches the packages you download locally each time you update your system. Why bother you might ask? Well, if you have multiple computers using the proxy, you save on bandwidth by not having to download […]

Apt Problems


I’m having problems with Apt again, this time on the Main Server. A key error, and one which I’ve seen before, but can’t for the life of me remember how I fixed it before. I get a few different errors, all along these lines I’ve tried deleting the key with Attempting to redownload the same […]

Size Problems


Came up against another apt-cacher-ng problem today, where an apt-get upgrade reports a size mismatch. Luckily though, found a post here on how to fix it, and this script a little bit down the page What does it do? Well, I’m not exactly sure, but it fixes it 🙂 So this is just here for […]



Last night, when trying to install Crunchbang with the alternate script onto Jaunty86, which is a story for another blog, I set it up to grab some old packages from the server, which runs apt-cacher to cache .deb packages. Great, updates went fast. But then stopped. I tried to log in to the server, and […]