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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Advice on an easy way to mirror/download the Trinity debian repository it's entirety...

From: leee <leee@...>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 18:06:52 +0000
On Saturday 21 January 2012 17:29:57 Erik Henk van Asperen wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to mirror/download the Debian repository of Trinity to my local
> machine.
> This because I want to create my own Debian AMD64/i386 CD/DVD just as there
> are (already) Kubuntu based ones (in
> Is there an easy way to do this (FTP server)?
> I tried to search for a FAQ (RTFM?) on this topic on this website (and on
> the web) but sofar the answers are less then satisfying.
> Many thanks in advance for any advice on this!
> Erik van Asperen.

I use the Debian 'apt-move' package to build and maintain my local partial 
mirrors as I have a small render farm and don't want to have to repeatedly 
download everything for each individual system update.

It's a command-line tool but I found it very easy to configure and use.

Briefly, it will allow you to build local (optionally partial) mirrors from 
the .debs you download when you update the first system (provided that you 
don't delete the .debs after downloading and installing them on that first