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Re: can i download the F11 alpha "dev" spins without torrent?

On Sat, 7 Feb 2009, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Fri, 6 Feb 2009, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> >
> > > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > >  i'm trying to use torrent from this location and it is just
> > > > excruciatingly slow.  even after letting it seed for half an hour, i'm
> > > > getting about 2K download throughput.  is there a location for a
> > > > straight ftp or http download for the "dev" spins?  thanks.
> > > The "Direct Download" links on http://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease
> > > should be what you're after.
> >
> >   maybe i'm just blind, but i still don't see a direct download link
> > for those "dev" spins.  and, just to make sure those are what i want,
> > are those "development" spins?  as in, chock full of development
> > environment and stuff like that there?
> The custom spins are torrent only. Mirrors won't like duplicate
> content, that much.

 fair enough, but i still want to clarify what a "dev" spin is before
i download it -- is it a spin targeted at developers, just chock full
of dev goodies?  cuz that *really* appeals to me.  stuff like java and
eclipse all ready to go?

  and is there a page that goes into detail of the actual contents of
those spins?  thanks.


Robert P. J. Day
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