Got Gutsy DVDs?

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sun Oct 28 23:56:46 GMT 2007


Hi John,

On Fri, 2007-10-26 at 19:46 -0500, john.godzero at gmail.com wrote:
> The savings on bandwidth and time are tremendous. I only wish I had a
> spare (low power) machine to make a local repository. Not a full repo,
> but a squid type box that would cache files on demand.

You don't necessarily need a whole machine for that. You can take
packages that have been downloaded already and burn them to a CD using
apt-cd. Alternatively you could put the downloaded packages on a usb key
or hard disk to carry around.

Cheers,
Al.


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