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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: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 12:11:12 -0600
> 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
> system).
> LeeE

Another (poorly documented) way to grab files is via the rsync server on
our primary mirror.  You can copy the rsync URL from the small rsync icon
on this page: