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Mirroring apt repository over ssh

We have a apt repository running to distribute upgrades for our software. The repository is accessed over ssh and a public key authentication: deb ssh://repo.server.com/dist stable As the download ...
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Should the GPG key of a debian repository be shared among its maintainers?

I'm following this tutorial to set up a debian repository https://wiki.debian.org/SettingUpSignedAptRepositoryWithReprepro This repository will be managed by me and my colleagues. We want to sign ...
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Create Debian repository with multiple packages verions

I need to create debian repository to keep our software packages, but the main point here is to allow multiple versions of software be keep in it to rollback if needed. reprepo is unable to do that, ...
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On Debian, how to audit installed packages against packages in a particular repository?

I manage a number of Debian servers and usually track the Debian stable repository but occasionally install from the Debian testing repository or third party sources. For audit purposes, on each ...
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Can a single Apt-Cacher serve multiple Debian versions?

I have multiple machines running Debian 6 (Squeeze) and 7 (Wheezy). I set up an Apt-Cacher server on a Debian 7 box, for the Debian 7 instances to use. Can this also be used (with the same wheezy ...
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Need to manually sign debian repo

I am currently using reprepro to manage my private debian repository. I am looking to be able to serve multiple version of the same package in the repo. All of the .deb files for the old versions of ...
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374 views

PHP-FPM for nginx on debian

What is the preferred/recommended way of installing php-fpm on debian for use with nginx? I read about a "php5-fpm" package everywhere, but it's not available in the official debian repos any more. ...
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Alien: .rpm -> .deb | Compability / Built per system?

At the moment I'm playing a bit with alien (for OpenVZ packages on Debian) and was wondering myself about one question for which I was not able to find an answer anywhere. Therefor I thought it might ...
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.deb repository management software

I've been searching for an user friendly solution to manage a repository for some custom .deb packages we're using inside my company. I've briefly looked over the tools listed here, but they seem to ...
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1answer
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cURL newest version on Debia Squeeze

Why Debian Squeeze repositories points to cURL version 7.21.0 which is from June 2010 and not the version 7.26.0 which is from May of this year(cURL Changelog)?? I want to update to the version 7.26 ...
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Recovering from a borked reprepro pull [duplicate]

We distribute our software via custom debian apt repositories we create with reprepro. (Disclaimer: I'm not the release engineer who set this up; he's no longer with us.) We have four repos: ...
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Dedicated Debian Package Server

We've got a series of debs for different projects and different environments to install them in: dev, build/test qa (less formal), qa (formal), and production. I would really like to create a system ...
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Using a self-signed SSL cert for an HTTPS-based internal APT repository

I've set up a Debian repository (Ubuntu actually) for internal use with some private packages, and now want to make it available over the web to some specific servers. I would like apt-get / aptitude ...
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1answer
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Gitolite clone not working as intended

I am running a Debian system, and have recently installed gitolite using the DEB package. Here is my problem: I have tried to clone the gitolite-admin.git repository (which is used for configuring ...
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list all packages from a repository in ubuntu / debian

is there a command to see what packages are available from a certain ppa repository?
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1answer
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Using signed debian packages for internal repository

We are using an internal debian repository for backports and internal software. We chose reprepro to manage the repository, and we sign source packages (with debsign) so that the repository accepts ...
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How to get the latest version of git-core on debian lenny

I'm trying to update my version of git that I'm using on the debian 5.0 lenny webserver (from 1.5 in the default package repository to at least 1.7 in the latest stable updates, according to the ...
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Debian apt-get repository

We have our own internal package repository hosted on a webserver running apache. Internal users who want to install one of these packages point these sources.list to the webserver & do a apt-get ...
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Disable prompts while installing a Debian package

How can i disable totally the prompts that appear while installing a Debian package, i've used all the options that i've found but there are some packages that are still prompting. I'm using this ...
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How to force a re-install from deb repository after local package screw-up?

I mistakenly screwed up my tex-live installation on lenny, by trying to locally install some squeeze packages. I've got a list of packages that are in state 'pU', and I'd like to replace them all by ...
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What repository do i need to add to install java-package on Debian Lenny?

I am trying to install java on my debian machine, and have found several how to's but sudo apt-get install java-package gives me "Couldn't find package java-package". Do I need to add a ...
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Create a “controlled” APT proxy

Do you have any experience/scrips creating a controlled APT proxy (*)? Currently, I'm using apt-cacher to speed up installs/updates in my LAN, but as its name says, it's only a cache (and a good one ...
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Can anybody tell me how to create my own local package repository for my packages in Ubuntu?

I want to create a package repository for my packages in ubuntu and this repository will be using in multiple Ubuntu systems to install and update packages.
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What is the format of specifying 'http' repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list?

After specifying the url of the repository, what do the tags like 'stable','non-free' mean in the entries of /etc/apt/sources.list ? If we know the url of a repository, how do we decide about these ...