apt-cacher-ng is a proxy for debian (and other) packages to reduce bandwidth usage with multiple clients.

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apt-cacher-ng + AWS ELB; 503 DNS error for hostname downloads: Name or service not known

I have a apt-cacher-ng box running behind a AWS elastic load balancer(Ubuntu 13.04). On the client side I have the following in /etc/apt/apt.conf: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://aptcacher.XXX.com"; }; ...
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apt-cacher-ng: force client on local repository

I'm currently managing a dozen servers. apt-cacher-ng is installed on the development server to maintain the packages. The idea is to have exactly the same version and number of packages on the ...
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Caching CentOS packages on Ubuntu using apt-cacher-ng

I am using VirtualBox with Ubuntu 12.04 as the host and CentOS 6.3 as the guest OS. apt-cacher-ng is configured on the host OS for caching the packages. I did a bit of googling, but could not figure ...
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Howto use apt-cacher-ng only when available?

I'm using apt-cacher-ng at my local network with the following configuration on the clients: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://acng-host:3142"; }; Some of the clients are laptops, so how do I configure ...
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Making up cacher server for older ubuntu releases

we have ubuntu 10.04 and ubuntu 10.10 operating systems. However our software works only in these versions. We are facing some problems in the new versions 12.04 (LTS) we are working in it. But ...
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Install oracle-java7-installer through apt-cacher-ng

I've added the oracle-java7-installer ppa to my apt-cacher-ng server and to my clients. I cannot get it to install. Any ideas on how I can do this? I think it fails when it tries to download the ...
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Does anyone know why apt-cacher-ng always downloads an index file (Packages.gz) even though its exist on the apt-cacher-ng's cache?

I just updated from 11.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 by doing a fresh install. I installed apt-cacher-ng and notice something strange about it. It's always downloading an index file (Packages.gz) even though ...
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Apt-Get using Apt-Cacher NG fails to fetch packages with hash sum mismatch

I have a machine who is using Apt-Cacher NG running on another machine as caching proxy. When I try to run sudo apt-get update I get the following errors: W: Failed to fetch ...
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How can I make pbuilder use my apt-cacher-ng instance?

I have a apt-cacher-ng server on my LAN network, and I was wondering how I could "force" pbuilder to use it (to speed up package builds). Typical setup client-side of the cache goes something like ...
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How to prevent apt-get/aptitude keeping a cache

I have installed Apt-Cacher NG to provide a cache of packages for several machines. I therefore see no point in having aptitude/apt-get keeping their own (second) cache in /var/cache/apt/archives. I ...
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How to install flashplugin-installer and ttf-mscorefonts-installer using apt-cacher-ng?

On my network i use apt-cacher-ng on server and add Acquire::http { Proxy "http://[10.48.21.23]:3142"; }; to /etc/apt/apt.conf on clients. So apt-get can't download file through proxy with wget.
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Use a PPA with a Password while still using Apt-cacher-ng?

I'm using apt-cacher-ng to cache package downloads for my LAN. I'm also using the Ubuntu Beta fonts PPA which requires a password for access. I keep getting the error bjorn@bjorn-laptop-natty:~$ ...