Finding mirrors for Xubuntu
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Sun Apr 26 12:25:21 UTC 2009
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 16:47:20 +0200
> Vincent <mailinglists at vinnl.nl> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Steve Dodier <sidnioulz at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I'm sending this email because I'd like to know how we should
> > > proceed in order to find mirrors for Xubuntu. I'm especially
> > > thinking about french (and this is probably true in many other
> > > countries) universities, which usually sponsor Linux distributions
> > > (for instance, Nantes sponsors Ubuntu). Cody, I'd appreciate having
> > > your point of view over this. I think it's no harm to ask wether or
> > > not we can have a mirror from a few universities.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > >
> > Have you taken a look at the existing mirrors? http://xubuntu.org/get
> > I think there are enough mirrors as is, and there also are a few
> > universities among them.
> It might be enough if they were valid. 24 hours after releasing Xubuntu
> 9.04, you can not download from Russian Federation, Germany, Australia,
> and Europe. Seems like more mirrors could be helpful.
Yeah, true. (But, by the way... Europe? Where is that, exactly? Eastern
Europe? (The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Portugal, etc. are all Europe. Perhaps
this one could have a more accurate description or something? Or am I just
not getting something?)
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