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I want to backup a full mirror of old-releases Ubuntu because I need Karmic packages for my software. I'm also afraid that old-releases.ubuntu will be deleted.

Is there any possibility to get a full apt-mirror without changing sources.list?


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See apt-mirror website

 sudo apt-get install apt-mirror
 vi /etc/apt/mirror.list

Add sources from sources.list and sources.list.d that you want mirrored.

Switch to apt-mirror user:

 # sudo su - apt-mirror

Run apt-mirror:

 $ apt-mirror

Uncomment line in /etc/cron.d/apt-mirror to run from cron.

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