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[ Source: apt-cacher-ng  ]

Package: apt-cacher-ng (2-2)

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caching proxy server for software repositories

Apt-Cacher NG is a caching proxy for downloading packages from Debian-style software repositories (or possibly from other types).

The main principle is that a central machine hosts the proxy for a local network, and clients configure their APT setup to download through it. Apt-Cacher NG keeps a copy of all useful data that passes through it, and when a similar request is made, the cached copy of the data is delivered without being re-downloaded.

Apt-Cacher NG has been designed from scratch as a replacement for apt-cacher, but with a focus on maximizing throughput with low system resource requirements. It can also be used as replacement for apt-proxy and approx with no need to modify clients' sources.list files.

Tags: System Administration: Package Management, Implemented in: C, User Interface: interface::daemon, network::server, Networking: Service, Network Protocol: HTTP, Role: role::program, suite::debian, Purpose: Downloading, use::proxying, works-with::software:package, Works with: Source Code

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