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Speed up upgrades for a debian/ubuntu based system.

Terminal - Speed up upgrades for a debian/ubuntu based system.
sudo aptitude update; sudo apt-get -y --print-uris upgrade | egrep -o -e "http://[^\']+" | sudo aria2c -c -d /var/cache/apt/archives -i -; sudo aptitude -y safe-upgrade
2010-02-18 16:02:29
User: freethinker
Functions: egrep sudo
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Speed up upgrades for a debian/ubuntu based system.

Please install aria2c before you try the above command. On ubuntu the command to install aria2c would be:

sudo aptitude install aria2

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Can you give some information about what it actually does to speed up?

Comment by Weboide 354 weeks and 1 day ago

It fetches new packages using aria2 rather than the one built-into aptitude / apt-get.

Comment by unixmonkey8369 354 weeks and 1 day ago

As unixmonkey8369 stated, it fetches packets using aria2 which is a download accelerator (fetches multiple threads and multiple fragments simultaneously). Thats how it speeds up the download the process.

Comment by freethinker 354 weeks and 1 day ago

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