Re: Can I use an apt-cacher to install?
On Thursday 25 November 2004 10:51, David Goodenough wrote:
> I have a server which runs apt-cacher. I use it for all apt-get updates
> and upgrades on my system, but I have had no luck trying to install using
> I tried setting it as the proxy (i.e. using the insertion of the proxy bit
> at the start of the URL to gain access to the server), but that did not
> seem to work.
> Is there a way of taking an existing Debian mirror address from the list
> and then modifying it, so that I can add 10.0.1.1/apt-cacher to the front
> of it? Or do I have to enter the entire mirror address including the bit
> above and if so how do I say to the installer that I will enter the address
> rather than taking one from the list?
> Thanks in advance
I found on the web a bit about using "enter the mirror manually", so I
found that, and entered first the address:-
then the directory took the default "/debian/", no proxy and then entered
http as the protocol. That took me straight back to the "select a mirror"
panel, it never even tried to access the server (I was watching with
How do I get it to use this manually entered info.
I am using pre-RC2, but I will try RC2.