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        Hi there!

 I promised to do a paragraph about apt-proxy for the /CD/faq/ page -
here it is.

 I'm not fully happy with it - please proofread it and mail
sugguestions. I don't even mind a complete rewrite or sugguestions to
move that point up/down in that list.  It's merely just a sugguestion.

 Oh - one thing, I'll of course add a link to the package page in
testing, that package isn't available in stable unfortunately.

 Thanks for the comments in advance,
php ist an sich ne recht nutzlose sprache wenn da nicht soviele dinge so
einfach drin moeglich waeren
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@@ -552,7 +552,7 @@
 updates), installing from CD ROM is not ideal, but then neither is
 installing via the Internet, because the packages will have to be
 downloaded again for each machine. In this case, you should set up
-a local cache, the three options being:</p>
+a local cache, the four options being:</p>
@@ -560,6 +560,18 @@
   CDs, then make their contents available to your LAN on a local
   FTP mirror. The individual machines can use this mirror as if it
   were a regular Debian FTP server.</li>
+  <li><em>Use apt-proxy to cache .deb files locally:</em> The
+  apt-proxy program downloads only the files you need and built
+  locally a partial mirror. All your individual machines will only
+  connect to the machine on which you did setup apt-proxy. That
+  machine will load the packages from some of the official sites
+  via rsync which especially lowers the bandwidth usage for the
+  Packages and Release files. It will also only download the needed
+  files and is quite flexible to configure and quite easy to use.
+  Only requirement is that the sites from which you want to mirror
+  the .deb files has to support the rsync protocol, which most of
+  the official mirrors do.</li>
   <li><em>Instruct your HTTP proxy to cache .deb files:</em>
   Configure the proxy to keep .deb files for a long time, then set

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