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Month: January 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Trinity mirrors?

From: Will Hill <will.hillnotes@...>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:12:31 -0600
On Tuesday 27 January 2015, Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> Hello all,
> This week end I again tried some install (trying to build a "video editing
> machine" around KdenLive and LightWorks - faily impressed by the later) and
> could not install Trinity (404 on one of the main repositories).
> This made me think we need mirrors. While I can imagine not many could
> mirror everything, maybe some could mirror TDE at least for one
> distribution.

If all you are doing is binary installs, you can keep the packages.  The deb 
packages are only a few hundred megs.  Debian keeps them 
in /var/cache/apt/archives.   If you put the packages there before you issue 
your install command, apt will find and use them instead of downloading 
again.  I made a tar file of the 3.5 and r14 debs and stuck them on thumb 

Many years ago, I ran a repository with all the i386 binaries for Debian 
stable.  At the time, I used a script figured out by someone at LSU's math 
department.  Today, there are better programs to keep you updated.  It was 
fun and made installs snappy.  On campus, I used the math repo.  My repo was 
useless to anyone but myself because my ISP had an upload speed cap.  That 
has not changed at all.