What a Difference a Repo Makes

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http://crunchbang.org – wuxmedia wrote:@pvSage, http://http.debian.net/thats what i was talking about;The redirector uses the geo and network location of the user and the mirrors...The result: it selects the best mirror that can serve the file.thanks i thought i was going mad. again, i still agree with locking down your repos.There is no warrant that this service will be uninterrupted or error free.I've found that specifying a repo (e.g. ftp.debian.org) is far more reliable.Tried using netselect-apt; its top 10 mirrors for me were nowhere near the continental US.  (I live in North Carolina.)  I think I (HowTos)