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    Thumbs down I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    Had to switch my Cell Phone Provider from Verizon Wireless to Sprint after I had a Disagreement with Verizon about Data Overages with my Verizon IPhone 5, I currently do NOT have a Personal Hotspot for my new Sprint IPhone 5 and as a result may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04 until I can get one added to my new Sprint IPhone 5. Just FYI.
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    Smile Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    Problem Solved, I called Sprint and had them add-on their 6 GB Personal Hotspot.
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    Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    Data download limits held back my testing. I have had to increase/change my arrangement with my ISP.

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    Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    Quote Originally Posted by grahammechanical View Post
    Data download limits held back my testing. I have had to increase/change my arrangement with my ISP.

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    With as many machines as I am running/updating/upgrading/testing , I really have to pay the piper. However.. I have a lot of hot-spots about this area which defray those costs. Every little bit helps. I really have to work a budget here. Updating and upgrading Ubuntu is not for free but it is all worth while as I see it.
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    Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    ventrical, it sounds like you need something like apt-cacher-NG, you just download the updates once, and store them on a central system, then install the updates on other system from your central repository.

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    Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    Quote Originally Posted by cariboo907 View Post
    ventrical, it sounds like you need something like apt-cacher-NG, you just download the updates once, and store them on a central system, then install the updates on other system from your central repository.

    Aww .. geee.. yes .. you are right! But I have different installs at different stages .. meaning that I may update one install on one day but not all installs everyday. So would there not be a syncing problem here?

    (reason) The reason I do not update all systems in unison is that I like to allow a current install go through an aging process for a few days or weeks .. and then update ..so I assume there would definitely be holes if I used a central repo. This gives me a better before and after perspective with installs running at different stages of development.

    However, I will look into your suggestion.

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    Re: I may need to temporarily stop testing 13.04.

    What does apt-cacher offer that a simple caching HTTP proxy like squid wouldn't do?

    I used to do a lot of Debian testing netinstalls at a previous job, and we simply had a squid proxy on the network, which, over time, accumulated most of the common packages in its cache.
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