Configure Apt To Use Your Local Ubuntu Mirror

A local mirror isn't much good unless your computers are configured to use it. Replace the contents of your /etc/apt/sources.list file with the relevant section based on which version of Ubuntu you are using.: 16.04 Xenial Users deb http://MY-MIRROR-IP-OR-DOMAIN/ubuntu/ xenial main restricted universe multiverse…

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Set Up A Local Ubuntu Mirror with Apt-Mirror

If setting apt to dynamically use the closest mirrors just isn't fast enough, you can set up your own mirror on your local network will drastically improve the performance of updates and installations for your other computers. This is particularly useful if you have automatic KVM guest installations as I…

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Set Up A Local Ubuntu Mirror

If configuring apt to dynamically use the closest mirrors on the internet just isn't fast enough, you can deploy your own mirror on your local network, which will dramatically improve the performance of updates and installations for other computers on your network. This is particularly useful if you have automatic…

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Ubuntu - Use Closest Mirrors

If you don't want to setup your own local Ubuntu mirror, then you may find that updating your sources list to automatically find and fetch from the closest mirror drastically increases the speed of your updates. All you have to do is add the following lines to the top of…

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CentOS 7 - Create CentOS 7 Mirror

The tutorial below will show you how to configure a CentOS 7 server with Nginx to act as a mirror for other CentOS 7 servers. Steps First we need to update and install all the necessary packages. sudo yum update sudo yum install -y createrepo rsync nginx Now we need…

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Create Your Own Debian 8 (Jessie) Mirror

To setup a Debian 8 mirror, please refer to my tutorial on setting up an ubuntu mirror, but change the contents of the /etc/apt/mirror.list file to contan the following: ... ############# end config ############## # copy below this line # debian mirror deb-amd64 http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian jessie main contrib…

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Create Your Own Debian 7 (wheezy) Mirror

To setup a debian mirror, please refer to my tutorial on setting up an ubuntu mirror, but change the contents of the /etc/apt/mirror.list file to contan the following: ... ############# end config ############## # copy below this line # debian mirror deb-amd64 http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian wheezy main contrib non-free…

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