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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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sudo snap install packageproxy

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Channel Version Published

approx based package proxy running on port 9999

The packageproxy snap ships a pre-confgured Approx install. In the default configuration you can point your sources.list to:


.. or replace "localhost" with the actual IP when accessing it from another host. If you use any of the Ubuntu Ports architectures, replace "/ubuntu" with "ubuntu-ports".

Approx is an HTTP-based proxy server for Debian-style package archives. It fetches files from remote repositories on demand, and caches them for local use.

Details for packageproxy

  • Other Open Source

Last updated
  • 14 November 2019 - latest/stable
  • 6 November 2018 - latest/edge



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