Welcome to the UFS mirror

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Avira Free Antivirus Avast ClamAV Updates McAfee Microsoft Security Essentials
7-Zip ArgoUML Audacity Bleachbit Celestia
Chipster VMs ClamWin The Comprehensive R Archive Network Comprehensive TeX Archive Network Cygwin
Dia for Windows FileZilla Double Commander Evince Firefox
FreeNAS GNU Projects GIMP Generic Model Organism Database Project GNU Privacy Guard
GnuWin32 GRASS GIS InfraRecorder Inkscape Jenkins CI
JXplorer KDE KDE for Windows KeePass Password Safe LibreOffice
LyX Mira Assembler MySQL Matplotlib NMAP
Notepad++ Numpy OpenOffice.org PDFCreator PortableApps.com
PostgreSQL Process Hacker Putty Quantum GIS Sage
SciPy Scribus SQLite SMPlayer Stellarium
TigerVNC TortoiseHG Vim VLC media player VirtualBox
WinCDEmu WinMerge WinSCP Wireshark XBMC
Software Development Repositories
The Apache Software Foundation The Comprehensive Perl Archive Network Eclipse Foundation Projects Mono PostgreSQL Extension Network
PHP Python Package Index SharpDevelop
Linux Distributions
Arch Linux BackTrack Bio-Linux CentOS CentOS Vault
Clonezilla Debian Fedora Gentoo GParted
Kali Linux Knoppix Linux Mint Linux Mint Debian Edition openSUSE
Ophcrack Scientific Linux SystemRescueCd Ubuntu
Linux Software Repositories
ATrpms BackTrack Repos Bio-Linux Packages ELRepo Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)
GetDeb JPackage Kali Linux Packages Kali Linux Security Updates LinuxMint Repository
Packman PostgreSQL Puppet Labs Rabbit MQ RPMForge
RPM Fusion Ubuntu Cloud Archive
Other Operating Systems
Linux Kernel Sources Gentoo Portage Tree Macports Release Trunk OpenVAS NVT Feed
Data sets
Usage directions

The mirror is also available via the following protocols:
Protocol URI or equivalent Available off campus
NFS mirror.ufs.ac.za:/data/mirror no
Windows File Sharing \\mirror.ufs.ac.za\mirror no
FTP ftp://mirror.ufs.ac.za/ yes
rsync rsync://mirror.ufs.ac.za/ yes

Run this script, with md5sum b3e4f7a212b052e70b44df1faef5c66e, as root to enable the following distros and repos to update on campus:
  • CentOS
  • Elrepo
  • Fedora Core
  • Fedora EPEL
  • GetDeb
  • Linux Mint
  • RPMForge
  • RPMFusion
  • Scientific Linux
  • Ubuntu

Install Tex Live using the following command: install-tl --location http://mirror.ufs.ac.za/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet/

Install PyPI packages, from this mirror, by running pip with the following option: -i http://mirror.ufs.ac.za/pypi/simple, or add index-url = http://mirror.ufs.ac.za/pypi/simple to the global section of ~/.pip/pip.conf