[PLUG] Victor upgraded to Ubuntu 12.something

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sat Nov 17 10:35:30 PST 2012


On Sat, 17 Nov 2012 12:05:56 -0600
Richard Owlett <rowlett at cloud85.net> dijo:

>> OK, I'm downloading the live CD ISOs. Oddly, the web site says they
>> will fit on a CD, yet each ISO is around 1 GB. Maybe they have
>> special CDs in Debian-land.

>That doesn't sound right.
>I just went looking and 
>http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/6.0.6/i386/iso-cd/ shows 
>all the CDs in the 640MB range.
>
>Are you getting "testing" rather than "stable"? I vaguely 
>recall some discussion about what would have to go to allow 
>what the developers considered an adequate minimal install 
>on one CD. I didn't follow the discussion as downloading 
>isn't practical due to dial-up connection.

I am downloading via torrent, and I got the torrent files from here:

http://www.debian.org/CD/live/

That is a different web site than the one you cite. And yes, it says
they are the stable release, version 6.05. I wonder what is going on.



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