Using Ubuntu Mirrors?

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Fri Apr 25 12:18:32 MDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 11:47:40AM -0600, Chris Carey wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Charles Curley
> <charlescurley at> wrote:
> > I use apt-cacher to minimize downloadin for my fleet of computers. Is
> >  there any way I can point that at a miror? I see it has a provision
> >  for using a proxy; will that work? And if so, how do I do it?
> >
> >  The Ubuntu repos are rather tardy today.
> not sure about that. However, yesterday and today I have used
> in the /etc/apt/sources.list file and they have remained quite snappy.

I suppose I could try that, but, being the lazy bum that I am, I don't
really want to edit all my sources.list files.

If no-ne comes up with a better idea shortly, I may try that.


> /*
> PLUG:, #utah on
> Unsubscribe:
> Don't fear the penguin.
> */


Charles Curley                  /"\    ASCII Ribbon Campaign
Looking for fine software       \ /    Respect for open standards
and/or writing?                  X     No HTML/RTF in email    / \    No M$ Word docs in email

Key fingerprint = CE5C 6645 A45A 64E4 94C0  809C FFF6 4C48 4ECD DFDB
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url : 

More information about the PLUG mailing list