Article: Create Local Repository

Create a Local Repository

This guide is for the purpose of creating a local snapshot of a ftp repository mirror. You might want to do this when a particular instance of packages provide a solution to a problem you were working on or they provide a particularly good working example of the software in question.

For Example: I have done this with X11 here
Based on a users experience here:

I have personally used such a solution with the ‘wine’ repository

Step 1: Get the FTP location](

Step 2: Open the FTP Location](

Step 3: Copy the FTP Site to Local Machine](

Step 4 and 5: Add the Local Repository](


You can now use this local repo.