RNL Software Mirroring Service

This software mirror is provided by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Tecnico Lisboa on a Gigabit uplink, accessible both through IPv4 and IPv6. We are happy to mirror additional software archives upon request, subject to space constraints on our mirror server. If there's a software archive for which a local mirror would be useful to you and it isn't listed here, please let us know.

Mirror List

Arch Linux FTP HTTP RSYNC 47 GB usage
Cygwin FTP HTTP RSYNC 60 GB -
Debian FTP HTTP RSYNC 445 GB usage
Debian Backports FTP HTTP RSYNC 14.5 GB -
Debian CD images FTP HTTP RSYNC 33 GB -
Debian Security FTP HTTP RSYNC 36 GB -
Eclipse FTP HTTP RSYNC 27 GB usage
Gentoo Portage FTP HTTP RSYNC 330 MB usage
Gentoo Distfiles FTP HTTP RSYNC 266 GB usage
openSUSE FTP HTTP RSYNC 1.08417 TB -
Sabayon FTP HTTP RSYNC 112 GB usage
Slackware FTP HTTP RSYNC 94 GB -
UBCD FTP HTTP RSYNC 1.8 GB -
Ubuntu Releases FTP HTTP RSYNC 42 GB -

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Using a Mirror

Arch Linux

Edit the file /etc/pacman.conf and add the following line in the specified sections, replacing ARCH with i686 or x86_64, according to your architecture:

[core]
Server = ftp://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/archlinux/core/os/ARCH

[extra]
Server = ftp://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/archlinux/extra/os/ARCH

[community]
Server = ftp://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/archlinux/community/os/ARCH

Refresh the package list from the new repository:

$ pacman -Syy

Debian GNU/Linux

Edit the list of sources:

$ nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Here is a recommended /etc/apt/sources.list for Debian (stable release), using our mirror:

deb http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/debian lenny main non-free contrib
deb-src http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/debian lenny main non-free contrib

Refresh the packages list from the new repository:

$ apt-get update

Eclipse

Go to Help → Software Updates. Under the tab Available Software you'll find the Add Site button. Click on it and insert the following URL:

http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/eclipse/eclipse/updates

Gentoo Linux

Edit the file /etc/make.conf and add the following lines:

GENTOO_MIRRORS="http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/gentoo/gentoo-distfiles"
SYNC="rsync://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/gentoo-portage/"

Sabayon

Edit the file /etc/entropy/repositories.conf and add the following lines:

# Sabayon stable repository
repository|sabayonlinux.org|Sabayon Linux Official
repository|http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/sabayon/entropy|http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/sabayon/entropy#bz2
# Sabayon unstable repository overlay
repository|sabayon-limbo|Sabayon Linux Limbo
repository|http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/sabayon/entropy|http://ftp.rnl.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/pub/sabayon/entropy#bz2

You may have to comment other entries (by placing a '#' in front of them) to force equo to use RNL's mirror only.