754MB iso?

J dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 18:32:11 UTC 2012

On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Phil Dobbin <bukowskiscat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/28/2012 06:18 PM, thufir wrote:
>> Is there some reason the cd is > 700MB?
>> thufir at dur:~/Desktop$ ls -hal *.iso
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 thufir thufir 754M Dec 28 07:55 ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso
>> thufir at dur:~/Desktop$
>> I don't get it.  That's too big to burn to CD, but it shows as a CD iso.
> The file extension doesn't matter. If it's too big to burn to CD, just
> burn it to DVD.


"Also, with Ubuntu 12.10, there are no more CD-sized images available.
The new ISO size is 800MB, so it won't fit on a CD anymore. Users will
have to rely on DVDs and USB to install the latest Ubuntu version."

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