Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 (Oneiric Ocelot) Released

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Sep 23 13:03:48 UTC 2011

On 23/09/11 19:52, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> Am Freitag, den 23.09.2011, 09:57 +0100 schrieb Alan Pope:
>> On 23 September 2011 09:37, Colin Law<clanlaw at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>> Also at http://releases.ubuntu.com/oneiric/
>>> Not sure why it is in so many places, a bit odd.  I hope they are all
>>> pointing to the same image :)
>> /oneiric and /11.10 point to the same place (symlinks I believe) but
>> cdimage is a separate server.
> releases.u.c carries all average images, it gets regulary mirrored all
> over the world. to limit the load and disk usage on the often voluntary
> driven mirrors there is the cdimage server. cdimage.u.c does not get
> mirrored and carries the rather uncommon images (special architectures,
> exotic image types etc) that dont see as many downloads.
> during development a release is only called by its release name
> ("oneiric" in the current cycle) from release date on the name changes
> to the actual version (you will notice that all the official docs on
> ubuntu.com only use release numbers (with the release name in brackets
> sometimes)). this renaming is the reason for having the symlinks ...
> ciao
> 	oli

Would someone be in a position to translate this into something 
understandable, please?


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