Re: best package for windows Vista
"Jonathan Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
First of all, this is the wrong mailing list for this type of question. The
correct list to use is Debian-users. Please post any further questions or
replies to that list.
I was not sure if the image for Debian 4.0 downloaded completely. This is
why I feel >obliged to order it. I will be using Debian for GrADS and for
compiling FORTRAN >code. Can I get some recommendations from anyone.
There are tools that could be used to determine if the file was completely
Any tool to calculate md5 hash/checksum of the file could be used. The
output of that file should be compared to the corresponding line in the
Alternatively a tool to calculate the SHA-1 checksum can be used. In that
case the file to compare with is
If you have a broadband internet connection, what is important is that you
have a cd with an installer. CD 1 or 'nestinst' or 'business card'. If all
else fails you can use the tool available at http://goodbye-microsoft.com/.
That tool will ensure that the installer components are downloaded
correctly. (That is also the easiest way to install Debian if an existing
Windows install is present).
If you want to purchase a CD or CD set anyway (perhaps the computer to be
installed on does not have a broadband internet connection), then please use
any vendor from our vendor list. We do not recomended any vendor over
another, and have not tested all of them. However, if you repost on the
users list, another user may have a recomendation.