Telstra BigPond (Australia) Users - quota-free apt repo

David Ryder davaweb at bigpond.net.au
Thu Sep 11 03:23:12 BST 2008


Soory if I've missed something - are you saying bigpond does have a
repository - if so, please what is it as I can't find it? I know their
free downloads site (good, imho) but not a repositary for daily updates.

Many thanks,
David

On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 10:08 +1000, James Takac wrote:
> Hi Guys
> 
> A little while ago on another Ubuntu list a post came through with info about 
> quota free sources for those using bigpond as their isp. I asked for and got 
> permission to sent their info on as I'm sure it'll benefit some here
> 
> James
> 
> On Tuesday 09 September 2008 19:17:53 James Gray wrote:
> > On 09/09/2008, at 12:33 AM, James Takac wrote:
> > > Hi James
> > >
> > > On Sunday 07 September 2008 08:28:30 James Gray wrote:
> > >> Hi All,
> > >>
> > >> I recently switched to BigPond (long and sad story) and due to their
> > >> rather small quotas I went hunting for anything and everything I
> > >> could
> > >> from their quota-free content.  Consequently, I have the following
> > >> sources list for my 8.0.4 LTS box.
> >
> > --->8--- snipped!
> >
> > > I'm sure this info would be appreciated on to Australian Ubuntu
> > > mailing list.
> > > Do you mind if I forward this on to them?
> > >
> > > James (Takac)
> >
> > Knock yourself out :)  They also have the next release ("intrepid")
> > and all dists back to dapper available too.  Just replace all
> > references of "hardy" to "intrepid" then do:
> > sudo apt-get --fix-missing update && sudo apt-get -f dist-upgrade
> >
> > That will do an inline upgrade to 8.10...for people who like living on
> > the edge :P
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > James
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and 
> what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness  
> 
> Mahatma Gandhi





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