[ubuntu-za] Update library?
alex.faure at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 12:33:00 GMT 2008
This is really helpful... I will do some more research! :)
2008/12/1 Hilton Gibson <hgibson at sun.ac.za>
> Louis van der Merwe wrote:
> > 2008/12/1 Alex Faure <alex.faure at gmail.com>
> >> I have 3 computers I am setting up with Ubuntu.
> >> Is there a simple way to ensure that I only update files (and download
> >> programs) once?
> >> Obviously I am trying to create a server based update process - but I
> >> cannot see an easy way to do this.
> >> Please excuse my ignorance - I am one month into exploring
> >> and am slowly converting all my computers to Ubuntu - Good Bye MS!
> >> I am also trying to understand Wine - since my son is terrified of
> >> access to his favourite MS games.
> >> Thanks
> >> Alex Faure`
> > Hi Alex,
> > The best way to do this would be to create your own apt repository on one
> > your machines / servers. So that server will update itself from the
> > apt repository, and your other machines will update from that one.
> Hi Alex
> Have a look at this page:
> If you manage to get it right then all you need to do is update your
> server every couple of weeks. If a group of you get together you could
> "share" an entire repo.
> > I've never done this on ubuntu, but I have on fedora using yum. It wasn't
> > that complicated. If you google, you'll fine some useful blogs and
> > Wine is pretty good, but you're probably going to have to dual boot
> > to be able to play most games. unfortunately.
> > regards
> > Louis
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