Re: apt-get and SOCKS
> This might not be the correct place but here goes..
> apt-get provides http_proxy and ftp_proxy support but why not SOCKS?
> I have no experience with SOCKS other than that I use it daily in conjunction
> with firefox and ssh. I think it is a feature which could be of use
> to others as well since it would enable you to use apt over ssh.
is there any reason to encrypt your traffic on downloading packages?
I think this will only cause more traffic and cpu overhead on the
mirrors instead of help anything.
Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,