Ubuntu and Linux Mint repositories within Mainland China

Last updated: December 16, 2016 at 4:16 am

If you live in Mainland China, it can be extremely frustrating updating Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint from within the country if you are connecting to a foreign server because of the Great Firewall of China. In order to alleviate this problem, you should use Ubuntu repositories from within Mainland China. This article should work for any variants of Ubuntu as well which use Ubuntu’s repositories. This article is broken up into 2 parts. First is how to do it for Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint 13 or any of their derivatives, and the 2nd half is how to do it for Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17 or any of their derivatives. Continue reading “Ubuntu and Linux Mint repositories within Mainland China”

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