Ubuntu 9.10 Bittorrents are flowing

Scott Jones sanchiro at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 09:20:26 MDT 2009


I attempted to find a torrent, but in the end just ran "update-manager
-d" instead. It took from late afternoon yesterday, until around 11 pm
last night, so 7 hours or so, to upgrade my system from 9.04 to 9.10.
It seems to be pretty stable so far. I haven't encountered any major
breakage yet.


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Charles Curley wrote:
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/downloadmirrors
>
> Does Ubuntu have a very small netboot ISO that you can use to install
> directly off the net?  Seems very silly and wasteful to download an
> entire DVD except for machines that are completely off-line.
>
> With pxe it's even easier.  I have only downloaded about 20 MB worth of
> kernel and ramdisk to install Fedora for the last several years.  Net
> installs are often faster than DVD too..
>
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