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I missed that apt-proxy is not available anymore.

What are my alternatives?

Google didn't give me anything useful expect years old stuff.

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I use apt-cacher-ng for that. If I need a full mirror copy I tend to use reprepro. apt-p2p may be a good alternative if you just want distributed downloads.

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Up and runnings, basic operations seems to work (used it as a proxy for installation). I read the docs and expected find /var/cache/apt-cacher-ng/ to list the downloaded packages but I only find a handfull stuff like "Release" files. Do I need anything special to have *.deb files stored there? – mark Mar 23 '13 at 23:26
I don't have the time to check ATM, but AFAIR you don't. have to do anything special. The debs should land in the various pool subdirectories without any special configuration. – davrieb Mar 24 '13 at 1:09

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