CD and DVD ISO images
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Wed Jan 23 12:45:03 UTC 2008
David Boles wrote:
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> John Summerfield wrote:
> | David Boles wrote:
> | Not so. One DVD, structured differently.
> | My plan is to discuss it here, then take it to the Anaconda list.
> It appears that you and I, there were several single posts by others, are
> the only ones discussing this so you might fair better on the Anaconda
> list. I most certainly can not write this and I don't have any objection
> to this if they can make it work. Why would I?
> | Look me up at googlism.com Some (but not all) references are to me.
> | My proposal has nothing to do with the desirability of the live CD;
> | sometimes that might be acceptable, sometimes not. My mate William runs
> | Linux, just not Fedora. If he wanted it at all, he'd want the lot.
> By the "want the lot" do you mean everything? That takes either 3 DVDs or
> 2 DL DVDs or 17 CDs. ;-) Fedora Unity has that but I don't think that
> they are bootable. And they do not contain the many updates amde since
Umm. For the moment I'm considering one DVD image. My generosity might
founder at the thought of 17 CDs"-)
> Simple DVD+R burners can be had for less than $30.00 USD. DVD readers for
> less than $20.00 USD. You used the term 'mate' So I gather that you are in
> Australia or England? The currencies are close in value between Australia
> and the US so it would only be slightly more in Australia dollars. Just
> about the same price in English Pounds. Provided, of course, that the
> units are valued the same.
For a reason I don't comprehend, the US economy founders, and our dollar
depreciates against the greenback. US interest rates are in freefall,
ours going up to counter inflation.
> Since DVDs have been around for a little over ten years perhaps your
> friend should consider a hardware upgrade?
Whether he should or not hasn't much to do with the point.
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