Posts Tagged ‘Apt-Cacher’



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 […]

I have four computers running Ubuntu, two 9.10 servers, and two desktops running 9.04. Last night, both of my servers needed 50Mb of updates, and I wondered, why bother downloading two different sets for both of them? Which is when I stumbled onto Apt-Cacher, which is basically a caching proxy server for Apt, and exactly […]