Is it safe to copy the package index files (which get updated when I run
apt-get update) from one computer to another identical one? Basically, I've run
apt-get update on one of them, and I don't want to have to run it again from the other computer because I have slow and limited internet. I've copied the packages in
/var/cache/apt/archives from one system to another before, and it worked just fine; no download was necessary. I'd like to not have to update the package indexes as well.
I believe the index files are at