Ubuntu Mirror now in Rwanda

Here are few questions you might want to ask about the ‘Ubuntu Mirror’ platform
1. What is Linux?
Linux is a free and open-source software operating systems based on the Linux kernel, and free of viruses.
2. What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is an operating system, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu (literally, “human-ness”), which often is
translated as “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”.
3. What is Ubuntu Mirror?
Ubuntu mirror is the Ubuntu server that is built to help the Ubuntu community users to download and update the Ubuntu packages as fast as possible.
4. When was ‘Ubuntu Mirror’ introduced in Rwanda
The Ubuntu Mirror was introduced in Rwanda on 19th March 2019.
5. Why is RICTA encouraging Rwandans to use Ubuntu Mirror?
RICTA is encouraging Rwandans to use the Ubuntu mirror as downloading from a local server (Ubuntu Mirror) provides unmatchable latency, reliability and speed.
6.How to use Ubuntu Mirror?
You First log in to your ubuntu host then edit sources list using this command /etc/apt/sources.list, then comment default list and add below sources list and start downloading and upgrading as fast as possible.
If you are using ubuntu 14.04(trusty) replace xenial with trusty in the source list and if you are using ubuntu 16.04(xenial) use the below list as the way it is,if you are using 18.04(bionic) replace xenial with bionic.
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial multiverse
deb-src[arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial multiverse
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates multiverse
deb-src [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates multiverse
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial universe
deb-src [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial universe
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates universe
deb-src [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates universe
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial main restricted
deb-src [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial main restricted
deb [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates main restricted
deb-src [arch=amd64] ftp://mirror.ricta.org.rw/ubuntu/ xenial-updates main restricted