DVD downloads?

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Oct 8 14:00:53 UTC 2010

On 08/10/2010 21:47, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Alan Pope wrote:
>> On 8 October 2010 11:29, Dave Howorth<dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk>  wrote:
>>> I've seen that the normal DVD downloads just contain extra language
>>> packs. That isn't what I want; it's more of the general applications if
>>> possible. Or is there a way to tell synaptic or some other tool to make
>>> a DVD with my choice of packages?
>> As an alternative option you could grab the CD ISO and then mirror the
>> entire repo onto a usb hard disk at work. 17GB or thereabouts will get
>> you the binary only (ie no source packages) deb files for one
>> architecture.
> That's a great idea except I don't have any USB disks :(
> I guess I could buy one but does anybody have any other ideas?
> Thanks, Dave

Eh, just noticed that your e-mail address is in the UK so forget what I 
stated in the message I sent a few seconds ago..

However, being close to NA couldn't you order anyway from the company 
mentioned? Or perhaps you even have an equivalent supplier in the UK?


Went to a discount massage parlour the other day. Wasn't 'til I paid me money that I found out that it was self-service.

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