custom ubuntu repository server on Dell Latitude D600

Derek Broughton news at
Thu May 1 14:48:25 UTC 2008

Harold Hartley wrote:

> Why would anyone turn a laptop into a repository server. Its best to use
> a desktop as any type of server...
> I have a Dell Latitude D800 and I use it all the time with both windows
> and ubuntu and my desktop as my server...

In my case because I don't _have_ desktops, and because I want my other
laptops to all be updated from the packages I have already installed and
tested on my own system.  For any use-case you can imagine in Linux,
there's a counter :-)

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