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Re: using archived debs



also sprach Alex Hunsley <lard@tardis.ed.ac.uk> [2002.06.18.1823 +0200]:
> I'm setting up debian (Potato 2.2r3) on a couple of linux boxes.
> Given that I've done a hefty download on one of them, can I avoid
> re-downloading it? I presume downloaded debs are stored in
> /var/cache/apt/archives.... to avoid doing the download again on
> a new machine, would it be enough to copy what's in
> /var/cache/apt/archives from one machine to another, or does it
> involve a change to sources.list?

no, that's enough. files that are already in archive with the right
size won't be redownloaded...

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