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Re: No ftp? Have I missed something?

On 5 Jan 1997, Guy Maor wrote:

> > i follow the discussions constantly between redhat, slackware and
> > debian distributions and have not heard one person comment on debian
> > being too large.  downloading six megabytes doesnt take that long B)

> I was also incredulous the first time I heard this argument, but naive
> users do make it.
> I agree that at least a broken net-std package should be included,
> with just ftp and telnet.  Especially if there is still room on the
> last disk set.  There's probably not room for the entire net-std
> package.
> Guy

My vote is for ncftp which will grab a whole tree with one get.  It's the
first thing I install in this situation. 


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