[Ubuntu-US-PA] Local Upgrade to 10.4

Rick Bryant rick.bryant at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 17:20:49 BST 2010


Penn Commercial Technical School in Washington, PA

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Bret Fledderjohn
<freelancer317 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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