Re: Speeding apt by multiple connections
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 10:04:32AM +0200, Aryan Ameri <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In this university that I am studying in, I have access to a pretty fast
> internet connection.
How wide is it?
> However when I use a normal download manager like
> a browser's download manager or apt-get, which use a single connection
> to fetch the files, my download rates are pretty slow, at most 5 KBps.
> But I usually use axel, and order it to use 30 to 40 connections to
> fetch a file ( axel -n 30 <path_to_file> ) and with this download
> manager I am usualy able to speed up my downloads up to 100 or 150
> KBps. (Huge difference, you see).
It is very strange as well.
> Is it possible to make apt use multiple connections?
> Or does anyone have
> an alternative idea about how I might be able to speed-up my downloads
> from apt-getable sources?
google for apt-rsync, but the server must support it.