On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 01:59:48PM -0500, Jacob S. wrote: > Does anyone know how I could share the archive of downloaded .deb files > on my computer, with the other 4 debian boxes I have on my internal lan > at my house? I have a dsl line, so it's not really a big problem to > download the files multiple times, but it'd still be more convenient, > especially when trying to upgrade from potato to woody. :-) # apt-get install apt-proxy Before I used apt-proxy, then I got around by nfs-exporting /var/cache/apt (with no-root-squash). As long as only one machine is running apt at any given time it should be OK. But I didn't like the idea of NFS and root access, even on my tiny lan... Another method is simply copying files from /var/cache/apt/archives to /var/cache/apt/archives on the destination machine... HTH -- Karl E. Jørgensen firstname.lastname@example.org www.karl.jorgensen.com ==== Today's fortune: Air is water with holes in it.
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