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Kalpa Welivitigoda callkalpa at
Thu Nov 10 16:40:27 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 9:10 PM, Robert Marcano
<robert at> wrote:
> On 11/10/2011 01:49 AM, Kalpa Pathum Welivitigoda wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I want to download F16 and currently my internet connection doesn't
>> allow to download large files. The maximum allowable size is 50MB a
>> file. I do have my space on Is it allowed to
>> download F16 DVD iso to my space on, split into 50MB
>> files using tar and download them, so that I can create the iso
>> locally and delete the files on
>> I want to know whether this is allowed and whether there are any
>> online services that I can use to get the job done. That is to split
>> the iso file into 50MB files and download them.
> Ohh you made me remember my college times, with slow internet by day,
> and limited time to use the terminals, so I scheduled "at" jobs to run
> late night, opening FTPMail sessions (servers that downloaded files for
> you and sent it to you in chunks by email) and joining the parts the
> next day. Great times :P

no matter how much advanced the technology is, history repeats :-)

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Best Regards,

Kalpa Pathum Welivitigoda

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