Apt-Axel

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Apt-Axel is an apt acceleration script.

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Apt-Axel is a bash script that mix the power of apt with the acceleration of axel.

This use the apt-get to know what have to download and where is the package, get this with de axel software, put the package in /var/cache/apt/archives/ and then install it with apt-get.

Installation

1. copy apt-axel to /usr/local/sbin/
cp apt-axel /usr/local/sbin/apt-axel

2. add execution permissions to /usr/local/sbin/apt-axel for root only
chown root.root /usr/local/sbin/apt-axel
chmod 744 /usr/local/sbin/apt-axel

3. copy apt-axel.conf to /etc/
cp apt-axel.conf /etc/

3. set the permissions of the /etc/apt-axel.conf
chown root.root /etc/apt-axel.conf
chmod 644 /etc/apt-axel.conf
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Last updated on April 7th, 2005

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