How to get fast package and installing on ubuntu and mint
In this tutorial we will discuss How to get fast package and installing on Ubuntu and mint. Today we will grasp one and the other methods i.e. core and apt-get shortcut command.
Apt-fast is a script that can extremely alleviate APT download speed by simply using command line download accelerators such as Axel or Aria2 with multiple connections per package.
The script has received some predominant changes than before. So I have wanted to update our readers with its current status.
Since our previous apt-fast articles, the script has acquired support for multiple download tools (axel and aria2), an alternative to download the binary in the contemporary folder as well as an alternative to use either apt-get or aptitude. Moreover, apt-fast has an official PPA for Ubuntu users and it’s even present in the official repositories for some Linux dispensations, like PCLinuxOS for example.
uses aria2 or axel, 2 great command line download tools to improve download speed, with numerous links per package
It supports both apt-get and aptitude
It also supports proxy
supports most apt-get functions: installation, up-gradation etc.
For new download: apt-fast
Move apt-fast.sh to apt-fast
Now you need to shift the file to “/usr/bin” to make it executable. You can do so by using the following command:
Use the following given command to add execution permission to the file:
Now, Apt-fast is installed successfully and is ready to execute. For all future installation and updation operations, substitute “apt-get” with “apt-fast” in the command line. For instance:
if You got this error
Command not found: aria2c
You must configure /etc/apt-fast.conf to use aria2c or another supported download manager
You need to have aria2c installed:
Installing via PPA
Ubuntu 14.04 and later versions
Ubuntu 11.04~13.10 (out of date)