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Updating multiple Ubuntu machines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to cache apt downloads on a LAN? How to set up an apt-cacher server? How to update multiple Ubuntu machines in a LAN quickly and efficiently saving network ...
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How to download once and update all computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? Best way to cache apt downloads on a LAN? maybe this will be a duplicate post, but I've found ...
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Caching updates to save bandwidth on Ubuntu, Mint and Windows machines [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu, Mint (plus some other Debian based distros) and Windows machines at home. There are currently 6 PCs running during the day and they require a lot of updating. Since I'm using 12 Mbps ...
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How to make my own local repository?

I would like to build my own local repository on my LAN, so that machines on the LAN can update and upgrade from it. I want to download the packages and store them on my local server so that I can ...
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I need minimalistic Ubuntu OS for Internet cafe PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting in kiosk mode I am from India and am running a small Internet cafe. I did install Ubuntu 11 on my systems but could not continue with Ubuntu OS as it was ...
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where are apt-get files stored?

i have an ubuntu with three virtual machines running inside running ubuntu also i update the host using apt-get update but i can update VM's, it takes a long time + uses a lot of bandwith which ...
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How to set up an apt-cacher server?

I have more than 500 systems running ubuntu 10.04, ubuntu 10.10 and ubuntu 11.04. It is difficult for us to install new packages to these machines from internet, because of the high bandwidth usage. I ...
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Installing apt-cacher server for two ubuntu versions

Is it possible to have apt-cacher server for both Ubuntu version 10.04 & 10.10 in one machine? IF yes can someone explain pls. The first CD cache of Ubuntu 10.10 works fine. I have imported the ...
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Is it possible to mirror the apt repositories?

I am a student at Case Western Reserve University, and the bandwidth from the Ubuntu servers to my location is often horrendously bad (on the order of a few hundred bytes per second). Myself and a few ...
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How do I ignore a proxy if not available?

Following the instructions in Best way to cache apt downloads on a LAN?, I've set up a caching proxy in my local network. Since that machine is not always up, I'd like to be able to refresh the ...
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How to upgrade all 50 Desktops in a network?

How can i upgrade all the 50 desktops to Maverick Meerkat. Is there any netinstall method ?
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Installing packages in multiple systems

I have to install some packages in 5 Ubuntu system in my office. There, bandwidth is limited. So, is there any way to install it in one system & copy to other, so that all works fine? All systems ...
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How to tell if squid-deb-proxy is working?

I've got squid-deb-proxy, avahi-tools, and squid-deb-proxy-client installed on a gateway VM running 12.04 Server, and squid-deb-proxy-client installed on two client VMs running Lubuntu and Xubuntu ...
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How do I optimize apt-fast with Amazon Web Services (AWS) mirrors?

I know that Amazon Web Services has hosted mirrors that I can use to update my Ubuntu machines. I know there is a tool called apt-fast that makes multiple connections to a mirror server to improve ...
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How to add packages to a squid-deb-proxy cache?

To save bandwidth and data on my Internet plan, I have installed squid-deb-proxy on a desktop, and the client on it and a few other machines I've got. However, based on the post that put me onto this ...

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