[Ubuntu-US-PA] Local Upgrade to 10.4

Stephen Nichols ChinnoDog at lonesheep.net
Tue Apr 27 14:17:59 BST 2010

You need to set up an apt-cacher server.  Here are instructions to do so:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Apt-Cacher-Server.  You will just have to
update the souce lists on the workstations to use it.  The instructions also
cover this situation where you want to copy files off of CD into the cache
around upgrade time.

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:11 AM, Rick Bryant <rick.bryant at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all...
> I'm teaching an Intro to Linux course. The students are using Ubuntu
> installed through VMWare. With the new release of 4.10 coming shortly
> I'm looking for a way for the students to upgrade to 4.10 locally. The
> bandwidth at the school is not the greatest and I fear that 12
> students trying to upgrade at the same time will kill the bandwidth.
> Does anyone have a suggestion for upgrading locally? I'm thinking I'll
> probably have to download the image, create a local mirror, and point
> their machines to that mirror. I've never done that before. Does that
> sound like the right process? Thanks for your help.
> Rick
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