APT sources mirroring tool

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Using apt-mirror

I am trying copy the Ubuntu repository using apt-mirrorr to my server. The source location is a laptop where the Ubuntu repository is already downloaded using apt-mirror. In my mirror.list file in ...
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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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How to customize the ubuntu iso to point to local mirror [duplicate]

I need help in customizing the ubuntu iso to point to our local ubuntu mirror, so that all future installation will get the package from our local mirror. I am aware customizing the ubuntu iso, but i ...
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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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PXE boot installation CD-ROM cannot be mounted

I am trying to install Ubuntu via PXE boot but unfortunately its not working. I am trying to use the iso image I have as a local mirror to the installation. But installation stopped instatantly ...
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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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build apt-mirror for ubuntu12.04 & 13.10

I found the file "source.list" under ubuntu12.04 and ubuntu13.10 is the same. Does that mean i can build only one apt-mirror server to service both of the two versions?
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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. ...
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Mirroring hard disk

I am using ubuntu 12.4 as a server consisting of 500gb of hard disk the space of that hard disk is now decreased to 187gb as a free space I like to expand my hard disk by fixing new 1TB hard disk but ...
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Mirror a XUBUNTU repo from a MAC

Is there some solution to mirror a the XUBUNTU official repositories from a MAC computer? I need it to copy the whole repo to an external hardrive and configure the repo locally to install softwares ...
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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 can I to force apt-mirror to produce more detail?

I'm using apt-mirror to copy all package in some repository and make my own local repository. But there is a problem. apt-mirror does not make enough information about what is it doing or what it was ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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make a deb repository from packages installed in one server

i have to servers, the main of them , called server1 is a working ubuntu server, with some packages hold in some version, and some of them compiled from deb-src too. I want to make a local repository ...
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How do I change mirrors in Ubuntu Server from regional to main?

I have a Lucid Server (10.04) set up and I would like to change the mirror from US (or any other country) to the Main Ubuntu Mirror. For example my two first entries in sources.list are: deb ...
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How do I setup an apt mirror that only gets security updates?

I maintain a few dozen servers all running Lucid. Setting up a local mirror is probably a good idea anyway, but I also have a unique need. The (ec2 instance) servers are all configured to get ...
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What is the mirror for installing updates?

What is the mirror for installing updates? Why it is showing different no. of updates when i changed the URL in /etc/apt/source.list to different URL ?
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After apt-mirror

I'm downloading packages with sudo apt-mirror. What should I do next to set packages being installed from the downloaded packages? I can't even see where are the packages downloaded by default. I ...
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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 ...