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Re: [vox-tech] More debian questions



On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:

> The howto at: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-basico.en.html
> 
> says I can find fastest ftp site by using "netselect" but it doesn't give me
> any output, for example (straight out of the doc):
> 
> deb:/# netselect ftp.debian.org http.us.debian.org ftp.at.debian.org
> download.unesp.br \
> > ftp.debian.org.br
> deb:/#

Works for me.  Grasping: do you have pings disallowed in your firewall
setup?

> 
> furthermore it says I should be able to this automatically by doing
> "netselect-apt"
> 
> deb:/# netselect-apt stable
> su: netselect-apt: command not found
> deb:/#
> 
> Why don't I have it on my sys?  I did a "apt-get install netselect"

>From the referenced page:

   Beginning with the 0.3 version, netselect package includes the
   netselect-apt script, which makes the process above automatic. 

"testing" installed 0.2 when I asked it for netselect.

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