No more OOo in UNR 10.04

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Feb 7 22:48:44 UTC 2010

On 02/07/2010 01:33 PM, Chris Jones wrote:
>>> We've long since moved away from "everything needs to fit on a
>>> floppy", maybe its time to move from CDs to DVDs...
>> CD's are still a lot cheaper to distribute, so it's a cost saver
>> for Canonical as well.
> Really ? Blanks DVDs are just about the same price round here as
> CDs.
> They could for instance keep the "alternate" CD for the few cases
> where DVDs cannot be used, but switch the main installation media to
> DVDs. At least, thats what I would consider doing.

I've 9 machines currently... out of those only 4 have DVD reader drives.
7 however do have floppy drives.

Downloading a 3.9G DVD iso over a 1.5M DSL line is no picnic & pretty
much impossible via dialup.

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