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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 04-02-2005, 12:49 PM   #1
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Getting Started


I have a few questions before I get started. The first question: Is there any distro that is best to start with? Also, I have a problem. I have dial-up and if I start downloading large files I get booted off. Some of the packages for LFS are too large for me download, such as: Binutils, GCC, GCC-core, Gettext, Glibc, Linux, and Perl. Is there any other way for me to get these packages?
 
Old 04-02-2005, 09:35 PM   #2
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"Is there any other way for me to get these packages?" --- of cause yes, you can either get a printed LFS (http://lfs.osuosl.org/lfs/hardcopy60.html) or have a friend who has high speed internet download all the packages for you
 
Old 04-21-2005, 01:01 AM   #3
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Check out wget, do a search at savannah.gnu.org
 
  


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