Hi! I'm new to UBUNTU!

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Thu Jun 17 12:49:59 UTC 2010


On Jun 5, 2010, at 5:00 AM, Maurice McCarthy <manselton at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> Jorge
>
> With a default installation transferring a cd or dvd from one amd64
> machine to another will look after itself. The software manager will
> find it and know what to do  with it. An even more cunning plan might
> be to set up your own ubuntu mirror inside the school. Then instead of
> installing on each pc from aptoncd you can use aptoncd to update the
> mirror which then feeds the rest. Might not be politically correct
> though. Have a look at apt-mirror, debmirror and partial-mirror. I've
> never actually done this myself.
>
> Regards
> Maurice
>
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I'm baaccckkkk!!!!!

My tech guy finally got back to me regarding the blocked *.bz2 files  
messing up my sudo aptitude update.  Now he says he set up a proxy for  
me.   I think I know how to enable that in Firefox, but how do I make  
use of a proxy using aptitude?

TIA,
A. Jorge Garcia
Applied Math & CS
http://shadowfaxrant.blogspot.com
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