DVD downloads?

J dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 15:59:37 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 10:06, Hakan Koseoglu <hakan at koseoglu.org> wrote:
> Dave,
> 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?
> Whoops, sorry, ignore my previous mail, apparently you've already
> checked out the DVD...

-rw------- 1 bladernr bladernr 695M 2010-10-07 21:45 maverick-desktop-amd64.iso
-rw------- 1 bladernr bladernr 694M 2010-10-07 21:46 maverick-desktop-i386.iso
-rw------- 1 bladernr bladernr 4.2G 2010-10-07 21:55 maverick-dvd-amd64.iso
-rw------- 1 bladernr bladernr 4.1G 2010-10-07 22:03 maverick-dvd-i386.iso

those language packs must be pretty darned big...

OP: You dont' have a usb disk to use, you can't download at home...
just get the DVD.  it's more than just language packs...  do a diff of
the package lists for the dvd and the cd images and you'll see what I

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