netselect-apt – speed tester for choosing a fast Debian mirror

This package provides a utility that can choose the best Debian mirror by downloading the full mirror list and using netselect to find the fastest/closest one.

It can output a sources.list(5) file that can be used with package management tools such as apt or aptitude.

Package availability chart
Distribution Base version Our version Architectures
Debian GNU/Linux 10.0 (buster) 0.3.ds1-28    
Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 (stretch) 0.3.ds1-28 0.3.ds1-25~nd80+1+nd90+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Debian testing (bullseye) 0.3.ds1-28.1    
Debian unstable (sid) 0.3.ds1-28.1 0.3.ds1-25~nd+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” (xenial)   0.3.ds1-25~nd+1+nd16.04+1 i386, amd64, sparc

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