[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu Intrepid Discs

Bruce Beardall bruce72 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 16:06:43 GMT 2008

I can send you my release candidate that I burned over the weekend. After
that, it'll be a minimal update. Can't see it getting to you for Thursday,


On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:49 PM, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> 2008/10/28 Jai Harrison <jai at jaiharrison.com>:
> > Is anyone here in the vicinity of Leicester or can they put me in
> > touch with anyone in the vicinity of Leicester that will have access
> > to a copy of the Intrepid ISO in 2 or so days time at launch? I'm
> > currently living in student accommodation and they would pelt rocks at
> > me if I downloaded an entire 700MB ISO so was hoping someone else
> > nearby would be able to give me a copy of the ISO.
> >
> Thoughts that come to mind...
> * Do you really, _really_ need the ISO on the day of release?
> * Could you get it two days later?
> * How about rate limiting the download to reduce housemate annoyance
> using wget --limit-rate <url>
> * Come to the release party - someone will likely have a CD there (not
> a shipit one, but a home burn)
> * Download the release candidate ISO now, and then use rsync or jigdo
> on the day to update it (minimal download - can also be rate limited).
> * Contact your local LUG to ask if someone else has high speed
> broadband and would be willing to help?
> * other suggestions I haven't thought of yet...
> Cheers,
> Al.
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