[Ubuntu-US-PA] Local Upgrade to 10.4

Rick Bryant rick.bryant at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 14:25:34 BST 2010


Thanks!

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:17 AM, Stephen Nichols
<ChinnoDog at lonesheep.net> wrote:
> 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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