Lubuntu cd under 700mb?

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 16:07:40 UTC 2015


Glad things are working out for you :)
On Apr 11, 2015 10:30 AM, "Ian Pride" <faithnomoread at yahoo.com> wrote:

> thank you someone else here already got me sorted with the same advice and
> I replied. much appreciated
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> On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 9:06 AM, Istimsak Abdulbasir <saqman2060 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> On Apr 10, 2015 12:25 PM, "Ian Pride" <faithnomoread at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello, I have an old xp machine that I wanted to convert to linux and
> since I like Debian based /apt package management I wanted to try Lubuntu.
> My issue is that the machine only has a cd drive and the Lubuntu disc
> (which I downloaded from here several times:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/GetLubuntu) and it is 705mb
> every time and won’t on a 700mb. Are there any files on the image that can
> be further compressed? Maybe using 7z ultra compression. I only need to
> lose 5 mb. I can’t afford a dvd drive atm and it’s not really worth it for
> me to get one anyone as I have other Linux machines already. Thanks in
> advanced for any help.
> >
> >
> Try using the Lubuntu mini I so or the lubuntu alternative images. The
> lubuntu alternative should be less than 700MB. This will give you a minimal
> system and you can install extra packages from the internet.
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