[svlug] Debian rc2 CD's Retail Availability
Karsten M. Self
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Fri Jan 23 19:02:51 PST 2004
on Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 05:08:57PM -0800, Akbar S. Ahmed (akbar501 at dslextreme.com) wrote:
> Hi Bill
> William R Ward wrote:
> >Even if such a store exists, which I doubt, you're probably better off
> >downloading the minimal CD or floppy disks and doing a network install.
> > http://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst
> >This way, you won't be installing twice all the packages that have had
> >security updates since the CD image was made.
> The thought of a local retail store was wishful thinking, but I thought
> I'd see if there was one.
> Unfortunately, I'm leaving for India for a few weeks where a network
> install is not as easy as it is here.
1. Buy a set of install disks.
2. Create and populate an apt-proxy mirror on a system you're taking
with you, and install from this as your apt source.
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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