using local Ubuntu mirror PART 2

David Hart ubuntu at
Thu Mar 3 10:55:14 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 21:03 +1030, Brian Astill wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 02:25 pm, Colin Watson wrote:
> Yup, that's right - BUT I have another problem. Some files Synaptic says 
> are there, aren't.
> Guessing, they ARE on the main Ubuntu repository.  Is there a way I can 
> get Synaptic to look first at my local mirror and then (if it can't 
> find the file) look at the main Ubuntu repository?

If you put your local mirror before Ubuntu in the repository list apt
will use that first.  The easiest way to do this is to
edit /etc/apt/sources.list directly.

David Hart <ubuntu at>

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