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Topic # 24231 18-Jul-2008 16:18
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Hi Guys,

Does anyone know of a local mirror of Ubuntu ISO's? I seem to recall that the recoil file server had them but I get a 401 when I try access them Frown.

[edit]by local I mean ones hosted on XNET servers, so it doest count towards my cap[/edit]

Thanks!

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  Reply # 149212 18-Jul-2008 17:10
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phindmarsh: Hi Guys,

Does anyone know of a local mirror of Ubuntu ISO's? I seem to recall that the recoil file server had them but I get a 401 when I try access them Frown.

[edit]by local I mean ones hosted on XNET servers, so it doest count towards my cap[/edit]

Thanks!



recoil file server is longer up thats why ur getting a  404 error

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  Reply # 149215 18-Jul-2008 17:15
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Not XNET, but NZ server at ftp://ftp.citylink.co.nz/ubuntu-releases/ or if you fancy the sneakernet approach, the July APC Mag cover DVD has iso's of V8.04, both Desktop & Server installs.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 149261 18-Jul-2008 19:47
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wouldnt it be great if xnet had an apt mirror :)

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  Reply # 149440 19-Jul-2008 12:32
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I asked xnet last week if they did, but no unfortunately.




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Reply # 149446 19-Jul-2008 12:58
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rphenix: wouldnt it be great if xnet had an apt mirror :)


yeah... I use apt-cacher, so I'm only downloading updates/installs once... seems to work well, but a local traffic cache would be awesome...

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  Reply # 149515 19-Jul-2008 19:39
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Absolutely. A local mirror would be beyond awesome.

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  Reply # 149563 20-Jul-2008 00:29
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Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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Reply # 149859 21-Jul-2008 13:08

ftp://ftp.citylink.co.nz/

pretty good & fast, if sometimes a bit outdated & overloaded

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  Reply # 149882 21-Jul-2008 14:08
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Which is outside the Xnet network and chews up data....  local Xnet network  = good :)




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Reply # 149940 21-Jul-2008 17:14

Oh! I c

So local, as in local to the network. Not local, as in local 2 the county

Would b interresting to c if there's a linux/ubuntu mirror available.
Any academic intitutions on the XN nw?

Thanx


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  Reply # 149949 21-Jul-2008 17:29
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Well i directly asked xnet and they don't. Maybe more people need to inquire about it? Local content really costs very little for xnet to deliver to the end user.




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  Reply # 150035 21-Jul-2008 22:05
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heres another vote for linux mirrors, would save xnet a bundle on international bandwidth.

i wonder if they could start a first and create a server to host alot of different distributions and only xnet users could get them. like a cache proxy. or a torrent tracker/file server to help lessen the load on international bandwidth.

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Reply # 150140 22-Jul-2008 10:19
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A Linux mirror site would be an excellent asset - for me

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  Reply # 150164 22-Jul-2008 11:05
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There is ftp.wicks.co.nz which is local and holds the mirror for RedHat/CentOS.

Cheers,

Callum

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  Reply # 150167 22-Jul-2008 11:09
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Petition, petition!




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