[ubuntu-uk] Edgy update tip

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 18:50:41 GMT 2006

Martin Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On 01/11/06, Adam Bagnall <ajb35 at kent.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I've found updates on Edgy to be slow even using gb.archive.ubuntu.com.
>> If you're having the same problem try substituting all references to
>> http://(gb.)archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/
>> in /etc/apt/sources.list with
>> http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/
> If you're on Telewest broadband, you may also find this to be fun:
> http://ubuntu.blueyonder.co.uk/
> I'm not sure if other broadband providers provide mirrors, but
> Telewest also support debian, etc.  (I actually just guessed the
> ubuntu based on the debian one as it doesn't appear to be advertised
> widely).
> Martin
I'm on Telewest broadband (as you can tell by my email address) and have
used that mirror before. However when I did use it, and this was a while
ago to be fair, the mirror wasn't very up to date and apt kept falling
back to the GB ubuntu mirror. Things may be different now though.


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