Linux Ubuntu Howto Find/SetUp the Best Fastest/UpToDate Mirror for Repositories Sources.list

September 12th, 2012 by Regaz
This Article Shows YouHow-to Manually Pick the Best Fast/UpToDate Repository Mirror for Set-Up the sources.list Repositories File on Ubuntu Linux.
And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.
The content and details are expressly reduced to give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)
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  1. Browser Go
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archivemirrors
  2. Find Right Country Section
  3. Pick and Click on the Best Repositories Mirror

    The Best Repositories for Gbps and Updating Status are On the Top of the List!

    Ubuntu Repositories Sources Mirrors List
  4. Find Inside to the Mirror the Set-Up Section

    Select and Copy the Main URL Chunk

    In Example Here Below is: http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/ubuntu/

    Ubuntu Repositories Sources SetUp Section
  5. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Ubuntu Linux 12 Open Terminal
  6. Edit sources.list File
    sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

    Replace every Instance of the existing Mirror with the New One

    Then Ctrl+x to Exit and Save

  7. Update apt Repositories
    sudo apt-get update
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