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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04

Apr 22, 2009, 05:33 (0 Talkback[s])

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[ Thanks to dave for this link. ]

"apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download. In general, apt-p2p save bandwidth, use limited cpu and memory resources and reduce congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.apt-p2p will get the request files from peers, therefore, it will avoid the congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.

"Note:- This is only for advanced users this might break your system
Note: This is still a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released in 23rd April 2009."

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