Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

How to Speed Up Package Downloads and Updates with apt-fast on Ubuntu

Jul 25, 2019, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Karim Buzdar)

Apt-fast is a shell script wrapper for 'apt-get' and 'aptitude' that uses the power of either axel or aria 2 download managers to accelerate the download process. It improves download performance by downloading packages simultaneously in parallel with multiple packages per connection.

Complete Story