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Re: hot to apt-get from two computers to minimize internet traffic?

Have a look at the apt-proxy package - seems to do exactly what
you want.
(apt-cache show apt-proxy . or apt-proxy.sourceforge.net)
* Erik Steffl (steffl@bigfoot.com) wrote :
>   I have two computers at home with dial-up internet access. I have
> debian installed on one of them and will install debian on the other
> one. They will use lot of same packages (but not exactly the same ones).
> Is it possible to use one of them as sort of apt-get cache so that the
> common packages are downloaded only once? The way I see it is: one
> computer works as it used to, the other one is set so that it first
> tries to get package from the first one, if it's not there only then it
> goes out to the 'net and downloads that package... or something like
> that...
>   both computers are same architecture (i386) and will use same distro
> (testing).
>   also, does it make sense to share some parts of distro? I can see that
> I wouldn't want to share /etc but what about /usr?
> 	erik
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