You lost a new Ubuntu user

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Sun Dec 28 05:40:37 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-12-27 at 13:30 +0000, richard wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 08:30:52 +0000
> Ian Lynch <ian.lynch at> wrote:
> Big snip and a merry Christmas to you all.
> I've been watching this thread and the one thing that has been missed
> and it doesn't matter what the Intelligence of the user is like.
> But if some one gives you a CD saying this is a complete distro, surely
> no matter how thicK you are you must realise that a complete distro can
> not fit on a 700Mb CD,

Maybe it's because my first distro was Damn Small Linux, but yes, I *DO*
expect the whole distro to fit on one CD.  At least the main system.
Sure, Debian's got 20 CDs, but only the first one is actually needed.  I
find it insane that Fedora requires 6 CDs!

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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