Make apt-get Installations and Upgrades 26x faster with apt-fast
Posted on: 10/25/2010 12:15 PM

Unixmen shows you how to accelerate apt-get with apt-fast

Make apt-get Installations and Upgrades 26x faster with apt-fast


The apt-fast script little shellscript that increases the speed of apt-get by many times. You need to have the axel download accelerator installed, which is a simple, short process, but everything else is extremely straight forward. After installing and using apt-fast you will notice that the speed of downloading and installing a package is more than 26 times faster than before.



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