how to configure local repository

CLIFFORD ILKAY clifford_ilkay at
Mon Mar 16 18:01:22 UTC 2009

jiten jha wrote:
> Dear friends,
>                     If i am install any software then i just want that
> when i am install software then that software install in my local
> repository do not go to ubuntu repository. If the software is not in my
> local repository after that it will search ubuntu or any other
> repository . I mean that i just want to setup my local repository.
> When every i install software then it is search first my local
> repository after that other. plz help me

I use apt-cacher to do this and I'm quite happy with. I wasted a lot of
time trying to get apt-proxy working on 8.04 but it was broken. Set up
the "path_map" in /etc/apt-cacher/apt-cacher.conf so that you can point
to localhost for your repo sources.

Clifford Ilkay
1419-3266 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
Canada  M4N 3P6

+1 416-410-3326
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