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Mirroring ubuntu repository with apt-mirror

I am attempting to create a mirror of the wily repositories locally so that I can net install a bunch of machines on my network. Here is the configuration file I have so far: ############# config ####...
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Is it possible to update apt-mirror offline?

I've started to explore apt-mirror due to its ability to provide package updates to "offline" clients. However, I'm wondering if it's possible to take the scenario a step further and have a completely ...
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How to set up a local Ubuntu Xenial repository using apt-cacher-ng for later network installation?

I would like to know how to setup apt-cacher-ng for .deb caching during a system installation of Ubuntu server 64bits dvd. I want to install other machines after repository setup via preseed. I've ...
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Do the Ubuntu repositories just keep growing?

I have a full mirror of the Trusty repositories, made with apt-mirror. I keep a backup on another disk by using an rsync command. Whenever I do the backup, I notice that no files are ever deleted. ...
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apt-mirror testing

I want to configure a local apt-mirror on my 16.04 Ubuntu server. In my mirror.list, I downloaded only main and restricted packages, since I don't have enough space for all of it. After downloading ...
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Unable to Install package from Ubuntu Xenial local repo

I created a local repo for Xenial using apt-mirror. When I tried sudo apt-get update in another machine (of course, I configured the webserver), I am getting the following errors and I am not able to ...
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How to setup a local mirror that only downlooad package on demand

This is a complex question... For years, I have been looking for a proper solution to this problem: I am working in Africa where internet connections are often slow and limited to a few locations. ...
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Upgrading to new ubuntu version while using own local apt-mirror

i have a fresh installation of ubuntu server 15.10. When upgraded manully to 16.04 i want to install apt-mirror and replace all archive.ubuntu.com with the local ip of my server. Is this right and ...
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Downloading packages from Ubuntu local package mirror during Ubuntu 14.04LTS server installation

During Ubuntu 14.04LTS server installation using MAAS, some packages are downloaded from Ubuntu mirrors. Is there a way of installing Ubuntu using MAAS in an environment without internet connection i....
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local (private) mirror: is there a way to keep the original `sources.list`?

I have an own private mirror in a closed-off network. I mirror from several sources and therefore have to adapt all the sources.list files on the clients in that network. Every entry in the original ...
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Upgrading an Ubuntu localrepo from trusty to xenial

Please forgive my ignorance as I am new to Ubuntu. I have created a local repository of Trusty using apt-mirror. My question is how to upgrade this repo to Xenial? Also in the mirror.list file how to ...
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Remove specific packages from internal apt repository

I have created an internal apt repository using apt-mirror. I need to remove only certain packages (source, lucid) from the repo. I have attempted to use the clean.sh script to do this, but it only ...
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apt-mirror not downloading packages [closed]

I am mirroring an Ubuntu 14.04 repo with apt-mirror, but I am facing some troubles when downloading packages. Sometimes apt-mirror gets the index files and says it has to download about XXX Mb, but it ...
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How to limit network bandwidth apt-mirror

I am setting up a local repository server and downloading the repository takes up to lots of internet bandwidth. How do I limit the apt-mirror to download with 2MB/s? Internet connection has become ...
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apt-mirror vs debmirror and mirror size

I've recently inherited the admin of a group of Ubuntu servers (12.04 LTS), including a local mirror server. This is using a script to update itself with debmirror. What are the relative pros and cons ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 repository error

Ubuntu local repository server: I have a NFS file mounted on my UBUNTU repo server. I am using /mnt/orange-proftpd/Catalog/OS/UBUNTU/Ubuntu_Repo/ as mirror # df -h /mnt Filesystem ...
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How to add my own .deb file to my local mirror to use with apt?

I've created a full local mirror of the 14.04 repositories using apt-mirror and connect to it over LAN using apache. I have adapted my sources.list file on the machine that I wish to update from the ...
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How can I make apt-mirror to save repositories files on router-provided ftp server?

I have an external HDD connected to my WRT1900AC router, which has built-in ftp support. The ftp access is user and password protected. I would like to use apt-mirror to download the Ubuntu ...
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Automatizing apt-mirrors selection

I have ubuntu 15.04 on my PC and I have issues everytime I make an update or I install packets mirrors are so slow and it's almost impossible to download with an average speed of 20 KB/s. I've tried ...
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Difference between ports and us.archive

What is the difference between ports.ubuntu.com and us.archive.ubuntu.com? I ask because I already have an apt-mirror for us.archive.ubuntu.com and don't want to add ports.ubuntu.com if it is not ...
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apt-mirror many repositories?

We're setting up an apt-mirror box to provide package access to machines that generally have no WAN. In mirror.list, I added the base ubuntu repositories as well as all the external deb repos we use (...
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Got 403 error with regional aws S3 apt mirror

My instances are in us-east-1 and suddenly accessing us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com.s3.amazonaws.com started got 403 error from 2 days ago. Anyone had the same issue?
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How to mirror only required update's from apt-update repo

Mirroring apt takes 100 gb of data...its not possible with my slow connection. is there any better way to update all hosts using minimum bandwidth consumption? Am running ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 LTS ...
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How should I arrange a test and production mirror of Ubuntu package repositories?

I want to be able to closely standardise my Ubuntu 14.04 installations, there's a likelihood that the number of installations I have to complete will rise dramatically soon. I also want to be able to ...
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Can I update only a specified package in an Apt repository mirror?

I have an Apt mirror on which I want to update only a specific package. I don't need release-level granularity. I want to update the target package for all Ubuntu releases in the mirror. It would be ...
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How to manage local Ubuntu mirror?

I'm in the process of setting up an on-site mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 using apt-mirror. I will start by creating a full current mirror, let's call it Test_Mirror. I want to create a ...
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apt-mirror and fresh install

I've set up a local mirror of Ubuntu 14.04 server using apt-mirror - this is working fine. However, how to I get a fresh install of 14.04 server to use my mirror during the installation process? I can'...
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How to create local mirror for Ubuntu inside docker container?

I want to create local mirror for Ubuntu inside docker container. Here is the link that I am following from Git hub. Now the issue is that it is taking too much time to download the whole packages,...
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apt-mirror: can't create /dir:/mirror directory at /usr/bin/apt-mirror line 342

The title of this question is the error message I receive after installing apt-mirror and apache2. As per the instructions set out by all the guides I've encountered. It informs me to modify /etc/apt/...
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apt-get update “Ign” lines for component “inRelease”

I'm working with a local mirror of the Ubuntu distribution, using the 'apt-mirror' package, and I'm seeing "Ign" lines when I # apt-get update from a 14.04 system. On the system that has the mirror, ...
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Why do I need sudo to run apt-mirror?

Why do I need sudo to run apt-mirror? Is there a way to run apt-mirror without sudo?
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How to create local repository using apt-mirror and mirrorkit for selected architecture, release, spin

Having a local repository can be very useful. It is possible to use rsync to create a repository mirror, but this results in all the releases being downloaded, even older ones and would include files ...
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Will the updates mirrored to my local repository get deleted after upgradation?

I have mirrored ubuntu repository to my local through apt-mirror tool. A cronjob is set to sync everyday. My doubt is , are the updates which are there in my local will get removed if its removed ...
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Trying to PXE Install 14.04 with local mirror, but install keeps reaching out to canonical IPs

I have a local mirror setup with apt-mirror, my /etc/apt/mirror.list file is included at the bottom of this post. Even though I have all of the repo's I can think of defined for some reason my VMs ...
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Resuming apt-mirror fails due to corrupt index files

I have problems to get apt-mirror to resume after is has been terminated abrupt (my VPN connection was terminated). I get an error that indicates that some apt-mirror files are corrupt. Maybe the ...
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What is the difference between security.ubuntu.com and archive.ubuntu.com? [duplicate]

The various releases have a -security channel in archive.ubuntu.com. How does that channel differ from the security.ubuntu.com? If I have to set up a local mirror, how does security.ubuntu.com come ...
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apt-mirror -error?

I have successfully set up an Ubuntu repository for 14.04 locally using apt-mirror. But at the first in the sources.list I have given deb-amd64 to download 64-bit repository and after completing it I ...
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Getting errors after setting up apt-mirror

I've installed apt-mirror following this guide but I've made a couple of subtle changes as I've gone along and it has left me unsure how to proceed with the final step of scheduling this via cron. I'...
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Rsync mirror specific Ubuntu distributions

How do I mirror specific Ubuntu distributions using Rsync? For example, using apt-mirror I would have the following lines so I would only have the package for 12.04 deb (mirror address)/ubuntu ...
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How to share packages with other ubuntu systems?

I have a host Ubuntu 13.10 system in which I am installing packages via apt-get install Now there are many virtual machines which run on top of this host machine. I want these virtual machines to ...
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How to have a server the makes a clients update and download software offline?

I guess I have to make a proxy server to be able the clients update and download offline. But how? Any ideas.
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Migrating an Ubuntu mirror made with `apt-mirror`

We have one office with broadband and another one with dialup. My goal is to create a local Ubuntu mirror on the second office. I have used apt-mirror on my local machine, and it downloaded about ...
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How do I debootstrap on a local repository

I have a local Ubuntu repository generated with apt-mirror. Can I use this with debootstrap? deb http://myrepo/mirror/archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main restricted multiverse universe deb http://...
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Doing an unattended PXE installation from a local NFS volume?

I'm trying to configure unattended Ubuntu Desktop (12.10) installations booting from PXE. I've got it working, but since I had to use the initrd.gz and kernel from the mini iso, it appears only to be ...
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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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Apt-mirror: Illegal division by zero [closed]

I'm trying to set up an apt-mirror service for an offline repository but I've hit a weird error. I edited my mirror.list file to contain the proper paths (a USB drive mounted at /media/Ubuntu) but ...
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Apt-mirror - How to change mirror location without redownloading the whole mirror again

I'm creating an Ubuntu mirror at a location with a lot of bandwidth. I will have to move it to another country, where the closest mirror is a different one from the one I used before. If I change my ...
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apt-mirror - Changing source mirror creates new folder for downloads

I have a local Ubuntu mirror running on ubuntu 10.04 in my office which uses archive.ubuntu.com to download updates and releases. I have been running this mirror since Ubuntu's Hardy Heron release. It ...
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Mirror using apt-mirror and exclude certain sections/categories

I'm currently using apt-mirror to create a local mirror of the Debian repositories. As the mirrored repositories will be used only by machines destined to be headless servers and as an effort to ...
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How to choose the fastest mirror in server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line? I know how to choose best server for my Ubuntu system. But, how we can choose a best server to our location in ...