Flight 6 torrent (Problem)

Sridhar M.A. mas at mylug.org
Sat Apr 1 15:53:21 UTC 2006


On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 02:30:50PM +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
   > 
   > Sridhar M.A. wrote:
   > > Hello all,
   > > 
   > > Just saw that dapper flight 6 is available for download (thanks to this
   > > list). But when I click on the dapper-install-i386.iso.torrent file, the
   > > browser prompts for saving the iso file. I saw the same behaviour with
   > > wget. Has anyone noticed this problem? Or am I doing something wrong?
   > 
   > That's what I would expect to happen. Download and save the .iso file
   > somewhere on your system which you can then burn to a CD.
   > 
   > I'm not sure what you were expecting?
   > 
I was and am under the impression that one downloads a torrent file and
uses one of the numerous clients to download the real iso/whatever.
Well, that is how I have downloaded many of the things. But, this is the
first time I am seeing this behaviour.

Regards,

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