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 7.0 (wheezy) 0.3.ds1-25 0.3.ds1-25~nd70+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Debian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie) 0.3.ds1-26 0.3.ds1-25~nd80+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 (stretch) 0.3.ds1-28 0.3.ds1-25~nd80+1+nd90+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Debian testing (buster) 0.3.ds1-28    
Debian unstable (sid) 0.3.ds1-28 0.3.ds1-25~nd+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Pangolin” (precise)   0.3.ds1-25~nd12.04+1 i386, amd64, sparc
Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr” (trusty)   0.3.ds1-25~nd14.04+1 i386, amd64, sparc
Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” (xenial)   0.3.ds1-25~nd+1+nd16.04+1 i386, amd64, sparc
Ubuntu 16.10 “Yakkety Yak” (yakkety)   0.3.ds1-25~nd80+1+nd90+1+nd16.10+1 i386, amd64, sparc
Ubuntu 17.04 “Zesty Zapus” (zesty)   0.3.ds1-25~nd80+1+nd90+1+nd17.04+1 i386, amd64, sparc, armel

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