Please Don't Abuse Linux Package Mirrors

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6m Dec 31, 2020

When you download from a linux package mirror keep in mind that most of these are run by volunteers, volunteers who run these servers because they like Linux not because they're compensated so because of that please don't waste resources for the sake of wasting them.

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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
0:00 Introduction
1:05 Pacman -Syyu
3:16 Same Applies To AUR Helpers
3:40 Cron Downloads
4:55 Why Should It Matter
5:57 Mistake Regarding Cron Jobs
7:20 Checking For Updates
7:48 Pacman Shared Cache
9:10 Bandwidth Is Getting Cheaper
9:47 Outro

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