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I am using ubuntu 11.10 lts. whenever I screw up my system , I want to restore it using live cd. but apt-get update takes long time.my internet connection is poor. any way to backup those apt-get updates and install them in New os?

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Ok, but I think the question is the same for 12.10 and my answer is usable for any version which ist supported with updates. –  prophecy201 Feb 22 '13 at 14:58
    
This question needs a clean up, but it is not the same as the dupe it was linked to. –  RolandiXor Feb 22 '13 at 19:55

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You can create your own repository on another local machine. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LocalAptGetRepository

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is there any way to backup those apt get updates in flash drive ? –  arun Feb 22 '13 at 14:30
    
I dont undertand the question. If you setup a "server" for your updates there are saved local and you can save it where you want - on a HDD or a flash drive if it fits the size. But you need another mashine to do this. Its not possible to do this locally on your PC that you like to reinstall. –  prophecy201 Feb 22 '13 at 14:56

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