[Coco] Fedora 6 DVD ISO

Frank Pittel fwp at deepthought.com
Sun Apr 29 13:23:58 EDT 2007

On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 04:50:23PM +0100, Manney wrote:
> Roger Taylor wrote:
> >Gene, I just initiated the download for Fedora 6 i386, so there's just 9 
> >hours and 45 minutes to go!  :)  Unless a fair use policy kicks in and 
> >throws me down to dialup speed for a few hours.
> >
> >I'm sacraficing a day of network bandwidth for this download of Linux.  
> >Looks like around 3.3 gb, so I hope the ISO contains every stinkin' 
> >tool, compiler, feature, app, game, and driver, that is known to the 
> >Fedora gang.  :)
> Yikes! 3.3 Gig? Anyone know any other distro that makes you download a 
> DVD's worth?
> So far, I'm happy downloading a CD ISO (~700 Meg) for a Debian (Ubuntu 
> specifically) based install. If something is missing from the install, I 
> just grab (apt-get) it once the install is finished. Seems the easiest 
> way to go for me and I get it in 30-45 minutes. :)

I thought that with Ubuntu you installed the base os and then installed
everything else over via the network install. Works alright for a single
machine but not terribly practical for those of us with 4-5 machines.

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