[ubuntu-za] Fwd: Ubuntu CD images in Web Africa FreeZone
drubin at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 5 15:03:06 GMT 2010
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Robert <robket at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is really orsm. One of the main problems with Ubuntu uptake in South
> Africa is the lack of sufficient bandwidth to download the images.
> For those of you who don't have a WADSL account, its pretty trivial to set
> up a Pay as You Go ADSL account that doesn't have an expiration on the
> bandwidth. So its only a once off payment of R70.
In theory you could get a Pre-Paid local one gig cap for R15.00. :)
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Morgan Collett <morgan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 15:52, Morgan Collett <morgan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> > Web Africa have set up an FTP server in their FreeZone that also works
>> > over http: ftp://ftp.wa.co.za/pub/ubuntu/
>> My apologies: I was so enthralled that I didn't notice my browser was
>> in fact connecting over ftp, not http.
>> So it's just ftp.
>> > This means that Web Africa ADSL subscribers can download the CD images
>> > and it doesn't count to your cap.
>> > I've just pulled down the karmic alternate CD image - sweet to be
>> > maxing my 4Mb line without paying for it...
>> > I've requested a mirror of archive.ubuntu.com, and also for them to
>> > add lucid alpha images. I'll shout it from the rooftops when that is
>> > done.
>> > Regards
>> > Morgan
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