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Re: downloading fedora

thank you very much, I just didnt want to waste time downloading files i dont need. thanks again that was a big help

pc doctor

From: Veiko Sinivee <veiko sinivee solo delfi ee>
Reply-To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core <fedora-devel-list redhat com>
To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core <fedora-devel-list redhat com>
Subject: Re: downloading fedora
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 19:29:20 +0300


The fc2-i386-srpms-???.iso images contain source rpm-s. You
don't need them at all unless you wish develop parts if FC2.
Just grab the other fc2-i386-disk?.iso files. There should
be 4 of them. Or if you have a DVD writer then on some servers
you can find the DVD iso image. Just 1 file instead of 4
but requires special handling. Some software you might use
to download it like wget utility are not capable of handling
files bigger than 2GB and this one is 4GB. I tried it and finally
found that gftp (GUI interface to ftp) using plain normal ftp
works fine.



On T, 2004-07-06 at 23:32, bryant dodd wrote:
> Can someone tell me which iso i need to download to make the system work.
> when I go to this site to download it
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/2/i386/iso/ it has
> two sets of disks to download
> fc2-i386- srpms-disk1-iso
> fc2-i386-disk1-iso
> I didnt know if i need to download all or what, all I want to do is run a
> web server.
> Thanks pcdoctor
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