[ubuntu-za] Update library?
derick at cyberiansystems.net
Mon Dec 1 13:50:35 GMT 2008
To edit something in /etc you would need root privileges, so use 'sudo'
before the command to execute it as root and supply your password when
Alex Faure wrote:
> I have loaded the apt-cacher but when I try to edit it - I get the
> following error message:
> Could not save the file /etc/default/apt-cacher.
> You do not have the permissions necessary to save
> the file.
> Please check that you typed the location correctly
> and try again.
> It seems I need to be logged in as a root(?) I am the only user on my
> Any suggestions?
> 2008/12/1 Raoul Snyman <raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
> <mailto:raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za>>
> Hi guys,
> On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 14:12:12 +0200, Hilton Gibson
> <hgibson at sun.ac.za <mailto:hgibson at sun.ac.za>>
> >> The best way to do this would be to create your own apt
> repository on
> > one of
> >> your machines / servers. So that server will update itself from the
> > ubuntu
> >> apt repository, and your other machines will update from that one.
> > Hi Alex
> >I ha
> > Have a look at this page:
> > http://www.ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/MakeLocalMirror
> > 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
> > "share" an entire repo.
> While this is one way of doing it, I'm very hesitant to call it
> the "best".
> If you make a local repo, chances are you're going to be
> downloading ALL
> the packages, whether or not you ned them. With a system like
> you only download those packages you need. apt-cacher is therefore
> likely lighter on bandwidth than a repository.
> Of course I could be wrong, but all the stuff I've read so far
> about local
> repositories involves downloading *all* the packages.
> Raoul Snyman, B.Tech IT (Software Engineering)
> Saturn Laboratories
> e: raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
> <mailto:raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za>
> w: http://www.saturnlaboratories.co.za/
> b: http://blog.saturnlaboratories.co.za/
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