Re: thinking about IRIX for Indy
> I recently inherited and Indy (one of the faster ones with 256MB RAM).
> I thought I'd try to install my favorite Linux distribution on it, but
> after reading some of the articles here it looks like it would be hard
> to install without a solid Internet connection and I wouldn't have any
> decent web browser to use even if I managed to get it installed. So
> I'm thinking maybe I'm better off with IRIX. One huge problem with IRIX
> is that it doesn't come with any of the hundreds of packages Debian
> does. Is there some way to get these packages on CD to install them
> en masse? Ideally precompiled, but if it's all automated so I can just
> select what I want and have the compile go off without any hitches (might
> take a few days, but that's OK) that would be all right too. Or
> even if I have to download off the net and burn my own CD that might be
> OK too. The main thing is that it doesn't take up an enormous amount of
> my time.
Has a lot of stuff!
> If just installing Debian could really be easy, I'm pretty open to that
> to, Netscape be damned.
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