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Can I make apt-get always use --no-install-recommends?

A bit of background, feel free to skip this paragraph if you don't care. I have a bit of academic experience with linux and unix from college but I'm still somewhat of a n00b because I was always a ...
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How to use axel or aria2 for apt-get?

I have a beauty debian :P and 6Mb p/s Internet. But when I will download install a package from repo download speed is very slow (40kb p/s). And when I will download a package from web page I ...
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Error reading package lists

I have been trying to get updates on my Quantal Desktop and apt-get update gives me the following: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with ...
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How to specify directory for apt-get to save the packages

is there any way to specify the destination directory for each download in apt -get command to save all the downloaded packages in a custom directory instead of archive directory for offline use. If ...