Apt-Fast Accelerates Your Apt-Get Download Speeds
Posted on: 11/16/2010 11:02 AM

Tech Drive-In shows you how to use apt-fast to accelerate your apt-get download speeds

Apt-Fast Accelerates Your Apt-Get Download Speeds


If you have ever wished for a much more faster software downloads in Ubuntu, well, apt-fast could possibly make your wishes come true. Apt-fast is a simple bash script that accelerates apt-get download speeds coinsiderably.

Apt-fast and Axel
Apt-fast is a simple command line utility that can make installation and upgrading of softwares in Ubuntu/Debian much faster. Apt-fast make use of Axel app which accelerates HTTP/FTP downloads by using multiple sources for one file. Author claims that, apt-fast could make your installations and upgrades up to 26x faster!



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