peer-to-peer proxy to speed apt downloads in Ubuntu with Apt-P2P

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http://ubuntuguide.net – Apt-P2P is a peer-to-peer proxy for apt downloads. Similar to DebTorrent, Apt-P2P will act as a proxy between apt requests and a debian repository server, downloading any requested files from peers (if possible), but falling back to a direct HTTP download. Unlike DebTorrent, Apt-P2P will be simple, efficient, and fast. Features Downloads from peers, increasing the available bandwidth to the user Reduces the bandwidth requirements needed to setup a repository of packages Seamlessly integrates with the current APT tool Automatically falls back to downloading from an HTTP mirror when peers are n (HowTos)