[PLUG] Victor upgraded to Ubuntu 12.something

Richard Owlett rowlett at cloud85.net
Sat Nov 17 10:47:53 PST 2012

John Jason Jordan wrote:
> 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.

The LiveCD has a more representative sample of applications 
an average user is likely to install.

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