[How To] accelerate the download of packages installed via apt-get

[How To] accelerate the download of packages installed via apt-get



Do you want to install a program from a terminal on your Ubuntu expensive and you have to wait a long download? The expectations may be reduced a lot ‘if you use a trick. This is a program designed to replace the old command apt-get install and that covers the same functions, but speeding up the download package. The application that will allow you to do what is called Fast Apt.

More than a program, it is a Linux shell script that will download a different technique to apt-get: packages are downloaded from multiple sources, rather than just one. What we must do to use Apt Fast is run the following terminal commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa: tldm217/tahutek.net 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install apt-fast

The moment you install one or more packages, instead of using the command

apt-get install < package >

, you can use the new

apt-fast install < package >

.

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