[CA LUG] Looking for a good burn of Fedora Core 4
rmain at polaris.umuc.edu
Wed Sep 14 08:47:34 CDT 2005
I'd like to hear the porper way to download iso's. Ive done it in Windows
but I think windows touches the files somehow and even though they have
passed the checksums I havent been able to get them to work.
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Sean Wilkerson wrote:
> What is the problem with your attempts? Did it not download? Did it
> partially download and fail? What mirror did you choose (have you tried
> others, perhaps one closer to you)? Did you get it downloaded all the
> way, but the checksum failed? Did you get it downloaded all the way,
> not run the checksum, but then tried to burn it? Are you downloading on
> The world of proprietary software when related to "tinkerers" used to
> exists largely of "swapping cds" with friends and that sort. However,
> OSS is readily available to anyone with an internet connection, and is
> typically easy to download, check the integrity of, and run. Although
> you can get this CD from anyone, it might be good to understand 1. Why
> it is failing so far 2. How you can get it to NOT fail, so you won't
> have to rely on someone else next time you want software.
> The opensource community typically rallys around those who want to help
> themselves. If you ask for the disk, you might find someone willing to
> share, if you ask for help solving the problem yourself, I am confidant
> you will get help from many people offering suggestions, or procedures,
> which you can follow.
> Hope that wasn't too preachy, that certainly wasn't the intent.
> Don Miller III wrote:
> >Hi CALUG.
> >I have repeatedly tried to download the image file fore FC4 DVD or
> >Cd's. I would prefer the DVD but it really does not matter for me. I
> >want to explore Linux and after years of use off and on, I am still a
> >novice. If anyone has suggestions, or can connect for me to burn a
> >copy, I would appreciate it.
> >Thanks for your help
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