Frequently Asked Question

How to use NIT Calicut Ubuntu Mirror
Last Updated 4 months ago

To start using the new internal Ubuntu Mirror Server, simply update your package manager configuration. Below are the details you'll need:

Mirror URL: http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/

Mirror Type: HTTP

To start benefiting from our new Ubuntu Mirror Server, simply update your Ubuntu system's package sources by modifying the '/etc/apt/sources.list' file. Replace the existing repository URLs with the following:

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ main restricted

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -updates main restricted

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ universe

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -updates universe

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ multiverse

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -updates multiverse

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -security main restricted

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -security universe

deb http://mirror.nitc.ac.in/ubuntu/ -security multiverse

Replace with the Ubuntu version you are using.

Eg:

For Ubuntu 22.04, use the jammy

For Ubuntu 20.04, use the focal

If users encounter any issues or have suggestions for improvement, they can raise a ticket on https://ticket.nitc.ac.in/ .

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