Re: Purchase weekly snapshots of testing on DVDs?
On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 08:30:01AM -0700, Rick Morneau wrote:
> I live in a rural area and have a dialup connection, so it's
> not practical for me to download the weekly iso files for
> testing. Does anyone know where I can buy a reasonably
> recent copy on DVDs? From that point on I can upgrade via
> my dialup connection.
I don't understand the problem. I live on rual dialup. Sure, a full CD
takes 3 days to d/l, but just a netinst.iso doesn't take that long. You
certainly don't need (or probably want) to try downloading a DVD over
Just get a basic system up with the netinst.iso and install additional
packages (and updates) with the dial-up.