dl prob on 8.04

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Apr 28 16:11:47 UTC 2008

On Monday 28 April 2008, Billie Walsh wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings;
>> I tried to dl the ubuntu-8.04 LTS cd yesterday, and had to restart it
>> severral times as the repo's were moving like a dialup circuit.  That
>> erased and restarted it several times.  So when I get done with the days
>> activities and go to burn a copy, k3b complains about the image size, I
>> look and its only 599MiB, was supposed to be 699MiB.
>> Since the quickest way to fix this would be to 'restart' a torrent, I went
>> looking for a .tor file for it.
>> And I have struck out so far.  Anybody have a URL for it?
>I used kget to download the CD. I set it to restart if/when it stalled
>and just left to run for a day while I went and did other things. It
>eventually made it. Checked the MD5sum and it was correct

With the torrent, it was 5x faster, so I have it and have burnt it now.
The torrent however did not grab the md5sum file, a bug in the torrent I 

>Life is what happens while your busy making other plans.

Cheers, Gene
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