Re: Problems getting Etch in France
The Tuesday 22 July 2008 22:38:17 thveillon.debian, you wrote :
> elijah r. wrote :
> > Debian Etch ISO images are available for download, completely free,
> > via the internet, just like those Fedora ISO's you are downloading.
> > I highly recommend you get the single Debian NetInstall ISO. Since
> > you are using a Dial-Up connection, this will be the fastest way to
> > install Debian.
> > On a side note, what kinds of problems were you running into when
> > installing other distros?
> > I had problems installing most distros on a computer I built that was
> > using a motherboard with a VIA C3 processor, which is missing the
> > "CMOV" instruction that some 686 binaries are compiled with.
> > Cheers,
> > Elijah
> >>> Do you know ikarios ?
> >>> http://www.ikarios.com/p374-Debian.html
> >>> hth.
> >>> --
> >>> Gérard
> >> Well Ikarios have what I want, but only will accept payment by chéque
> >> bancaire, and I can't use my carte bleue for paying online.
> >> This is incredible in the 21st century. I have to write out a cheque,
> >> get on my bike, and ride 20 mins to the post office, perhaps stand in a
> >> queue for 20 mins to buy a stamp (un timbre), then post it. 10 days
> >> later I may receive my Debian disks.
> >> I give up.
> >> I have built a new machine, and have had problems with installing
> >> Fedfora 8, Archlinux, and Kubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10). Having got these
> >> distro's installed, I want to get Debian Etch installed. I only have
> >> Woody 3.0.r2 discs, and don't want to go through the hassle of upgrading
> >> to Sarge, then Etch, along with the transition from xfree86 to xorg
> >> again.
> >> Oh to hell with Debian. I have Sarge, Etch, and Lenny on another
> >> machine, and really wanted to see if there were problems installing Etch
> >> on my new machine, where I've had problems installing other distros.
> >> N.
> Maybe you could have posted on the French user mailing list, maybe
> there's someone in your area. I'll be in France (west) next week, if you
> can give me a postal target (to my private mail of course !) I'll send
> you a couple of spare iso's for Etch and Lenny (I have multi-arch Lenny
> and Etch). It would work out faster than Ikarios, and I only require
> payment in fake monopoly® bills ... ;-)
> Don't you have a LUG in your area ?
Where do you live in France ? I live in Paris so I can give you CD I've
downloaded on the net. You can also find Debian CD in events like RMLL and
Solution linux. You can also check in some specialized magazines.
Why debian : http://www.debian.org/intro/why_debian