Please help me with download

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Aug 19 01:56:22 UTC 2010

On 19/08/2010 05:34, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 09:07 +0200, Alvin wrote:
>> On Wednesday 18 August 2010 08:20:59 Pooria MoradSoltani wrote:
>>> Two days ago, I've started downloading Kubuntu Lucid 10.04 with a
>>> dial-up connection and now I have 92% of it.
>>> But today, the download manager can not find the link on the server:
>>> When I check that, I've found that the file has been changed on the
>>> server to version 10.04.1  .
>>> Please show me another mirror of 10.04, because with a dial-up, I can
>>> not download it again.
>> 10.04.1 is the first maintenance release of Lucid. If you install using the
>> 10.04 cd and then upgrade, you'll have the same result.
>> But upgrading is another download. Why not use what you have now and still get
>> the 10.04.1 cd?
>> Here's how to do it. Start in the directory where you downloaded the cd:
>> $ mv kubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso kubuntu-10.04.1-desktop-i386.iso
>> $ zsync
>> i386.iso.zsync
>> More info on:
> With a modem connect, he'd be far better off with a re-spin DVD. If he
> can't afford one, there are ways to get a free one. Check or
> one of the others. I bought my DVD, including shipping within the US for
> about $6-7 US dollars. The CD would just lead to tears, with a modem
> connection, as we see here. :) Ric

Isn't there a User Group in your locale? Invariably someone in the Group 
will have a fast connection and would be happy to burn a CD for you 
provided you replace it with a blank disc.

Or even someone on this list who lives close by to you who could do this 
is asked politely?

I used to cycle over to where Andrew Tridgwell worked and he would burn 
a copy of the distro on the spot while I waited :-) .


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