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On Sun, 2009-05-03 at 21:38 +0100, Michael Douglas wrote:
You're certainly better off than trying to get the Windows 7 Beta, or in
2 days, the RC. It took MSFT about 10hours just to make the thing
Simos Xenitellis wrote:
> On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 9:22 PM, Harry Rickards <<A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</A>> wrote:
>> On 3 May 2009, at 21:18, David King <<A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</A>> wrote:
>>> I was watching the BBC News 24 TV programme "Click" broadcast this
>>> weekend. When they were testing a 100 Mbit/s broadband connection,
>>> used it to download two copies of Ubuntu 9.04 simultaneously. A good
>>> advert for Ubuntu.
>> Just out of interest, how long did it take?
> It showed only a short segment of the download, demonstrating that
> the download speed was about 77Mbps. It appeared that the issue of choosing
> the Ubuntu ISO had to do with the availability of a fast distribution
> server, so one can
> put together a simple benchmark. Still, this was good.
> If you get 'get_iplayer' (<A HREF="http://linuxcentre.net/iplayer">http://linuxcentre.net/iplayer</A>), then you
> can download the episode
> get_iplayer --get 128 (expires on the 10th May)
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I'm only 16 :P