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Old 09-01-2008, 09:43 AM   #1
Christopher2222
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Span debian CD images into DVD images


I'm trying to download Debian.

My problem is I can't download dvd images. The files are too large for IE7 to recognize and my restrictions are, I can't use freedownload manager or any bit torrents, I must use windows IE7.

My solution is to download all of the CD images.

My question is, after I download all of the CD images what program out there can I use to put those CD images onto DVD's so I don't have to use up so many CD's?

Any ideas?
 
Old 09-01-2008, 10:43 AM   #2
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You only need the netinstall CD. That installs a basic system, then downloads and installs whatever else is needed.
 
Old 09-01-2008, 11:37 AM   #3
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I agree with the netinstall suggestion provided you have reasonably fast and continuous broadband. Also burn the netinstall ISO into a CD-RW, not a CD-R. Maybe it's my personal feeling, but I hate the thought of wasting an entire ISO image on a non-rewritable disk.

Also even the first couple of CDs should be enough for a basic desktop (applications can be added later on demand through the internet/network connection).

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Old 09-01-2008, 12:25 PM   #4
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Also burn the netinstall ISO into a CD-RW, not a CD-R. Maybe it's my personal feeling, but I hate the thought of wasting an entire ISO image on a non-rewritable disk.
I've had problems with CD-RWs, so I always use CD-Rs - they're cheap enough.
 
  


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