[nSLUG] :Re: New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror

Karl Vollmer vollmer at ampache.org
Wed Feb 3 09:51:37 AST 2010

I will need to see how big it is, but I think that makes sense we use
a good number of applications off of there internally here at Dal.
Thanks for the suggestion.


On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 9:48 AM,  <xl42ii at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Karl,
> I would happy to see a CRAN Mirror at Dal.
> http://www.r-project.org/
> Thanks!
> S
> On Tue, 2 Feb 2010, nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca wrote:
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:10:00 -0400
>> From: Karl Vollmer <vollmer at ampache.org>
>> Subject: [nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca
>> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
>> Message-ID:
>>       <89f11941002011310q60b52989o23860b9916c5a9df at mail.gmail.com>
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>> NSLUG'ers,
>>  Scott Walsh of the Faculty of Computer Science (CS) and I have been
>>  working over the last month to setup and configure a new Open Source
>>  mirror here at Dalhousie University. For those of you at universities traffic
>>  traveling over CANet should be up to 1Gb/s. Those of you outside the
>>  CANet perview should still see respectable, if slower, speeds.
>>  Encase you are wondering what exactly an Open Source mirror is,
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirror_%28computing%29 has a pretty good
>>  description along with reasons why mirrors exist.
>>  The mirror can be found at http://mirror.its.dal.ca/ with a pretty about
>>  page located at http://mirror.its.dal.ca/about.
>>  We are in the process of getting this new mirror added to the mirror lists
>>  for our hosted software, so hopefully you'll see it in the official lists
>>  soon.
>>  If you have any other general comments or questions please feel free to
>>  let me know. In the mean time happy downloading.
>> -Karl Vollmer
>> HPC Systems Administrator
>> ITS, Dalhousie University
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