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How to use multiple connections to speed up apt-get/apt on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server

Jul 27, 2016, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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How do I speed up my apt-get or apt command to download packages from multiple repos on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 or 14.04 LTS server? You need to use apt-fast shell script wrapper. It should drastically speed up apt-get/aptitude command by downloading packages with multiple connections per package. All packages are downloaded simultaneously in parallel. It uses aria2c as default download accelerator.

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