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Stanford Debian Archives

A local repository of official and Stanford-specific Debian packages

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This service provides two archives:

  1. Stanford’s Debian Archive Mirror: a local mirror of official Debian and Ubuntu software package archives for quicker system builds and updates
  2. Stanford’s Debian Local Package Archive: a local Debian archive for the serving of Stanford-specific Debian packages

Designed for

Stanford IT professionals running Debian servers or building Debian-based containers


This service is available both off- and on-campus.

Data security

Stanford’s Local Debian Package Archive is signed with a public/private keypair


This service is free

Get started

To get started, review these instructions on pointing to the Stanford Debian Archive Mirror or the Stanford Debian Local Archive.

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Last modified June 6, 2023