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Download packages first then upgrade.

http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-upgrade-debian-squeeze-to-wheezy#comment-33774 I prefer to download first Submitted by Grant (not registered) on Wed, 2013-05-08 22:04. I prefer to download first, before installing any updates, making it 5 steps: Update the sources apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade -d apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade … Continue reading

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Check Debian archive mirrors bandwidth using apt-spy

Full guide is here. I briefly write down how I used apt-spy for finding new Debian mirror site. Apparently the primary mirror site I have been became useless. The network connection was so slow that aptitude even failed to update … Continue reading

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