Re: Version To Use? (2)
On Sunday 17 November 2002 10:57 am, John Floren wrote:
> You seem to miss the point, or so I understand it. I want to download
> the distribution on a DIFFERENT computer, burn a installation CD,
Explains how to build ISO images for the various flavours of Debian.
> install it on my old computer. The old computer doesn't have a modem
> worth speaking of, as it has an external 26K modem, which I don't think
> would be very good for this, unless I used it to download the base
> system and then get all the other stuff with my faster computer.
Do you have network cards in both machines ? Can you use the faster computer
as a proxy ?
Alternatively, pre-burnt CDs are available pretty cheaply, from about $5 to
$20 depending on where you get them from and how many packages you want in
the bundle - the full distribution is about 7 CDs now, iirc. Whether or not
you think this is worth it depends on how much your time is worth to you, but
it's another option you might consider:
> Am I making sense?
> I hope so.