"If you have more than one box to update or install software
with apt on, apt-proxy can save you a lot of time (and bandwidth).
It runs on one box, and others are then set up to update through
it. Updates are then stored on the apt-proxy box so that any others
that also update can do so a lot quicker than getting them from the
mirrors. It also releives a bit of the strain on the mirrors you
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