[Ubuntu-US-PA] Local Upgrade to 10.4

Bret Fledderjohn freelancer317 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 17:08:17 BST 2010


Rick what school are you teaching at?

On 27 April 2010 09:25, Rick Bryant <rick.bryant at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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