So you’re using Ubuntu or Ubuntu derivatives and want to install/update/upgrade packages, what are you going to do? The answer is very simple and we all know the answer: apt-get. We can install packages using command: apt-get install <package-name>, update packages with command: apt-get update, or upgrade using command: apt-get upgrade. This is the default […]
apt-fast is a “shell script wrapper” for apt-get and aptitude that can drastically improve APT download times by downloading packages with multiple connections per package. apt-fast uses aria2c or axel download managers to speed up the APT download time. Just like the traditional apt-get package manager, apt-fast supports almost all apt-get functions such as install, […]
Few weeks ago we did show you apt-fast, a little shellscript that increases the speed of apt-get by many times. Thanks to sourceslist Team , apt-fast got an interface named 1blink-updater to simply install apt-fast, to integrate it with Synaptic and to perform updates.
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 […]