Matt Mossholder on 22 Jul 2015 07:17:01 -0700

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On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Jim Fisher <> wrote:
And the last thing/impression you want to have for a new recipient is
"slow" or even far worse, "fail".

It's far easier to tell them to update when they get home. They
understand the reasoning when explained.

Local repos get tricky in the sense of offering multiple install
choices. But anything is better than nothing. So whatever anyone is
willing to do will be gladly accepted.

But as far as the installfest portion - it's far better to approach as

You could always using something like apt-cacher (pre-populated before the event) to ensure you are minimizing bandwidth impact, while also making sure the packages are still current. Combined with a pre-seed file to auto-select the packages and to remove the configuration for apt-cacher once the install is done, it would make a convenient solution. 

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