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Re: [Repost] questions on installation CDs

On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 11:10 +0100, Leonardo Francalanci wrote:
> I have to repost this because nobody answered.
> I don't know if it is allowed, so if it is not please forgive me this time.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: questions on installation CDs
> Resent-Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 02:25:42 -0600 (CST)
> Resent-From: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 09:23:46 +0100
> From: Leonardo Francalanci <lfrancalanci@simtel.it>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>   From the faq:
> "Which of the numerous CD images should I download? Do I need all of them?
> [...]
> Furthermore, in most cases it is not necessary to download all of the
> images for your architecture. The packages on the CDs are sorted by
> popularity: CD 1 contains the installation system and the most popular
> packages. CD 2 contains slightly less popular ones, CD 3 even less
> popular ones, etc. "
> 1) How can I know which packages are in each CD?

>From personal experience, of downloading all and writing to CD versus
the netInst method, I'd recommend the netInst method EVERY time (unless
you've a dial up and somebody else already has all the CDs). 

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