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Re: Please 'leak' Fedora 8



on 11/6/2007 4:32 PM, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 November 2007 20:39, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Mike Chambers wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 05:07 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>> Fedora 8 will be available at my house in Las Cruces, NM USA in 23
>>>> hours. I have been d/l with my Darn Slow Link (DSL) at 27kb/sec from
>>>> a
>>>> mirror overseas. I doubt that my connection is causing any problems
>>>> to
>>>> the mirror.
>>> And Fedora 8 will be installed and used on my system in bout 1.5 hours
>>> after I install it, starting in bout 30 seconds :P
>>     Your going to be on it at least 17 hours sooner than I. In fact I am
>> still trying to talk myself into even using F8. This F7 was buggy and
>> hard to get working right, but now it is a useful system and considering
>> I was on FC4 missing FC5 and FC6, and not until F7 did I upgrade.
>>
>>     I am old and do not need a lot of the new stuff on F8. So when I get
>> F8 in hand I will make a DVD and put that up with F7. When ready I will
>> load it on the computer and get the updates at least. And then check out
>> what it does that F7 does not.
>>
>>     If my effort finding problems with F8 are a help then good. But for
>> the most part I will be here on F7.
> 
>>  Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>>  Linux User
>>  #450462   http://counter.li.org.
> 
> I'm on dialup with a serial modem. Someone kindly sent me a set of cd iso's 
> for FC6, but the F7 cd iso's took about 10 days to download, although I was 
> listening to Internet radio also, so bandwidth was a bit restricted for the 
> downloads. Thankfully I'm very patient, and as far as I'm concerned, it takes 
> as long as it takes for a download.
> 
> I'll have to psych myself up a bit before going for F8, as another 10 days of 
> downloading isn't much fun. 
> 
> Just a bit of rambling on.


Not sure exactly where you are Nigel, and none of my business either, but
there are services that sell Linux distributions on CDs and DVDs for a
very reasonable price. And I would think that you could get them much more
quickly that way, with less trouble, than a 56k download.  ;-)

-- 

  David

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