Questions tagged [mirrors]

Mirrors are copies of data stored in a different location. Questions under this tag generally refer to the official Ubuntu repository mirrors.

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Mirror servers lista, correct a translation

when using Ubuntu in Occitan the country on the mirror list is not correct for the United States, it shows "France", and France is correctly translated into "França". I couln't ...
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Set up apt-mirror with a specific kernel`s version

I create a local mirror from ubuntu focal with apt-mirror, what would be used to update between LTS mini-versions (20.04.2 -> 20.04.3) in office. I need a kernel specific versions (5.4.0-81 generic,...
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apt-get update is unable to connect to mirror [duplicate]

when I try sudo apt-get update this is the output: Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/linuxuprising/java/ubuntu focal InRelease Get:2 http://www.geogebra.net/linux stable InRelease [8.690 B] ...
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Debmirror error

I followed the guide for setting up debmirror from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Debmirror . I changed the files to go to an external drive and set it to download Focal and Hirsute. Debmirror ...
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mirror.famaserver.com Not found

I got Ubuntu 20.04.3 and it tells me that I have to download python py, but when I click on install it says:Server not found. My question:How can I change to another server-should it not do this by ...
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Mirror Ubuntu ISOs

I'm trying to setup an Ubuntu ISO mirror. How could I do this with a tool like rsync or apt-mirror? I have >50GBs of space free and unlimited bandwidth.
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scrcpy is not working showing ERROR: "adb push" returned with value 1

I install scrcpy and sudo snap install scrcpy https://snapcraft.io/scrcpy at first it was working fine.after a certain time it throws this error ERROR: "adb push" returned with value 1
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Is ir.archive.ubuntu.com down?

When I try to use sudo apt update or install it gives me the following error: Unable to connect to ir.archive.ubuntu.com How can I fix the problem?
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How to Enable Universal Mirror Repo (E: Unable to locate package xyz)

I was running into issues trying to install the third party software gtypist. The error present was: E: Unable to locate package xyz Suggestions on updating mirror environment would be appreciated.
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Should I choose a mirror server?

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 on my desktop computer, should I select a mirror server? Where would I find what my options are?
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Ubuntu server root on ZFS mirror

Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server (root) on a ZFS mirrored pool. E.g. ssd1 partition1 partition2 ssd2 partition3 partition4 Then create a ZFS mirrored pool 'root' with partitions 1+3 and ...
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20.04 add apt-key when installing

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.4 Server and it forces me to do an update on install as it has an internet connection. (You have the option not to when it doesn't) My problem is that I need to install ...
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How can I configure RAID1 for /boot and OS installation, desktop 20.04.1?

Can someone please help? I have a newly installed Ubuntu Desktop 20.04.1 installation on a laptop having dual internal disks. I freshly installed the OS following instructions to create an (almost) ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 How to cast videos to AmazonFireStick Or Screen mirroring

Friends, I am using Ubuntu 20.04 persistence from a pen-drive. I would like to cast videos to my LG TV(NON Android) using my Amazon Fire Stick. Basic requirement is running my HP laptop local videos ...
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Default download server in Software & Updates

Noob question, why the default Download server in Software & Updates is United States when my location is Singapore? Furthermore, when I click "Other" and attempt to "Select the ...
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Differences between servers [duplicate]

What's the difference between installing packages and software from the main server and from the local country server?
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No HTTPS option in preseed during Ubuntu installation

I'm currently in the process of Configuring several Ubuntu versions with a preseed file and i want to use HTTPS to a local mirror server. Neither Ubuntu or Debian has any examples with https in their ...
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How do I force apt to use HTTPS only?

How do I force apt to use HTTPS only? This question aims to provide a comprehensive actionable answer to questions 1, 2, and 3, but is worded in a manner that better fits with the guidelines and ...
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Add a new APT mirror from command-line

I need to add a new APT mirror via command-line (I have to add it from a Bash Script). You can found the Bash Script I'm working on here: apt-rollback A little Demo here: It's a script able to ...
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How do significantly-outdated mirrors affect the security of an ubuntu installation?

I run ubuntu on several internet-facing servers. I recently discovered that the official ubuntu mirror I was using was severely out of date; When I changed my sources and updated apt, I was surprised ...
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Ubuntu Screen Mirror | Display Settings - Display mode not available

I visited many solutions regarding Mirroring and Casting even HDMI solutions. I actually know how to connect to a screen using display mode: mirror in Ubuntu 16.04. But I am not able to find the ...
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"apt-get update" gives an error [duplicate]

Currently I updated my OS to 19.04 Disco Dingo, but every time I try to do a sudo apt-get update I get the following error: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu ...
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How to continuously sync a folder between two Ubuntu servers?

I have two servers which are going to host two instances of a load-balanced app. Users can upload photos to /photos folder on either of the servers. So the question is how to sync the two servers so ...
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Rsync interruption

I started an rsync operation with: rsync -a --bwlimit=128 --progress rsync://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu /media/8GB/ubuntu It was interrupted. What do I have to fix if I reissued the command again?
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How are package updates defined as security updates?

I've created and published a mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for Xenial using aptly. This includes xenial and xenial-updates downloaded from my country specific Ubuntu mirror. I've taken xenial-...
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mdadm.conf file needed? How to create and where?

I'm running ubuntu mate 18.04. My system is on an nvme. I had a 4TB HD with all my back ups along with my plex media. I got a second identical HD for Christmas and used it to create a raid1 array ...
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How can a mirror be "one week behind"?

I usually set and recommend a country mirrors pool to avoid this. Nevertheless, on help threads on the French forum, I often see users who set a specific mirror, trying to optimize speed. When ...
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Mirrored Volume of Windows to Ubuntu RAID 1

I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.10. The D:\ Drive has a mirrored volume on another hard disk. I am trying to use mdadm to setup similiar mirroring on Ubuntu so that, regardless which OS I ...
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What is the meaning of role='role-commit-packages' sender=':1.72' in history.log

When checking two twin installs, same sources, same server, same location, sometimes updates are not the same or don't happen at the same time. My understanding of this is that its linked to phased ...
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Why are the by-hash directories on ubuntu mirrors not hard linked?

I noticed that the files in the by-hash directories are not hardlinked to the actual files, as I would have expected. This means that any mirror downloads consume double the time and bandwidth for the ...
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Mirror subset of repository for amd64 Xenial 16.04 only *without* Ubuntu host

I am trying to keep an offline machine (16.04 amd64 laptop) up to date by mirroring the Ubuntu software repositories. Unfortunately, I have a number of constraints beyond my control: Host machine (...
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Qt5 installation default host unreachable

I got a really annoying error when I want to install Qt5 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Network error while downloading 'http://mirrors.ukfast.co.uk/sites/qt.io/online/qtsdkrepository/linux_x64/desktop/licenses/...
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Transferring terabytes of data between two machines efficiently (samba and NFS mounts)

I need to transfer 15 TB of data from one machine to another machine and having failed several times during the past three weeks, I am out of options and do not know what to do. There are two ...
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Error in local repository with Hashes of expected file

I have a local repository with ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04, however 18.04 is not working fine, we are using this source.list: deb [ arch=amd64 trusted=yes ] http://das-repo.cimex.com.cu/Repositorios/...
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Getting iso from mirrors

How do I download the ISO file for a Linux distro from a mirror site? When I open mirrors, it shows a directory with multiple files. What exactly are they?
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When using a country repository pool on sources.list, will update use only up-to-date mirrors?

On software updates, we can choose country pools or specific servers, when checking servers on https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archivemirrors we can see that some are up-to-date, while others are ...
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How can I prevent apt-mirror from downloading ALL packages

I'm trying to configure apt-mirror, it's working fine for ubuntu upstreams but when I use it for something like GitLab, it downloads all package versions. For example, gitlab-ce is 72GB, each version ...
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How create an Ubuntu 16.04 mirror using rsync

I need create a mirror only of Ubuntu 16.04 and with rsync because is over a CentOS server and can not use apt-mirror or debmirror. If I use rsync -a --bwlimit=128 rsync://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu /...
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au.archive mirror is broken

I'm wondering where do I go to check the status of and report problems to a mirror. The au.archive mirror is down at the moment (I couldn't even connect to it about 30 minutes ago) with it directing ...
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Can a broken off LV mirror leg (from root) be used to create a "mirror-image" of the system it came from?

In other words, if I unplug dev/sde1 -- one of my PV that holds one of the mirrors, can that leg be used to rebuild the system elsewhere? And what are the required steps to rebuild the system? ...
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Is there a way to mirror iOS 9 screen to Ubuntu

I want to mirror my iOS 9.3.5 screen to my Ubuntu 16.04.3. Is that possible? I tried to run reflecter with wine 3.1 but it did not work
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How do I change all my mirrors to HTTPS and not use HTTP for apt? [closed]

The other users who asked this are comfortable with knowing that GPG is used for verification of packages, however I want step by step instructions or a script or a HTTPS sources list which I can use. ...
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List of Ubuntu Mirror with x86 and armhf

is there any mirror of Ubuntu packages with amd64 i586 AND armhf packages? All combined in one repository. I Need this as I use the open Build service as a local instamnce and cant create packages ...
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How do I move my LVM 524GB root partition to a new smaller 500GB SSD - and make a backup prior to the move onto an external HDD?

(running Ubuntu 17.10) I am new to LVM. I am very familiar with GUID Partition Tables (GPT) and using GParted from a Boot-Disk. I read somewhere that the big advantage using LVM is that one can ...
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Using APT on an isolated network with a proxy or mirror

I'm going to be deploying a number of x86_64 machines running Ubuntu 16.04 on an isolated IP network. I will have VPN access to the network, but the network will otherwise not have internet access. ...
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How do I get `apt-get update` to work on a machine with no internet access and manually assigned IP address?

I have set up apt-mirror and downloaded the latest ubuntu packages successfully in a machine that can access the internet. The goal is to use this machine as the repository when doing apt-get update ...
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Lost mirror distro Ubuntu 16.04.03

Struggling with Ubuntu for a while now. Will be trying to do a manual upgrade of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04.03 without USB or CD. Just donated to the upgraded version (16.04.03); Paused the download and ...
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How can I create a mirror and add packages?

So I would like to create a Debian and Ubuntu mirror and add some packages that I cannot find or that are very outdated to it so when I install Linux I can just add this repo and install everything we ...
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What are mirrors?

I know that a mirror is another server which holds the same data to download as the original server. This is easy to understand, but beyond this, I get the impression that the term "mirrors" in Ubuntu ...
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Update the list of download servers

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. As you might know, there is a GUI tool that lets you choose the fastest download server. But the list of servers is outdated. It contains some mirrors which no longer work (e....