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How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me?

Are there any plugins for apt like the fastestmirror on e.g.: Fedora?

So that the selected repo mirror for Ubuntu is always fast (because the plugin always uses the fastest server)

Thank you!

marked as duplicate by Lekensteyn, Rinzwind, Marco Ceppi May 28 '11 at 14:07

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There is the option to find the fastest Server in Synaptic. You can also do that by hand in a script. That script would for instances ping all mirrors in the list, selecting the fastest and then edit the sources.list accordingly.

There was a question about this recently. Will look for it. Please stand by.

Edit:

Lenkenstyen's comment answers the gui-part and for newer versions the console part.

As for the console part on older versions of ubuntu you could consulte the link postet earlier in this sentence.

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