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Old 12-20-2007, 06:37 PM   #16
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Debian should work if you have 4 dvd's and a dvd burner/drive (or something like 21 CDRoms)..
The main problem is that the local dvd will usually be obsolete n a couple of weeks.
you only need 1 DVD, or the netinstall cd to install debian
 
Old 12-20-2007, 07:26 PM   #17
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Or, it is possible to simply download the debian cd1 KDE install iso. That would have "everything" and be smaller than downloading all 21 discs and or a DVD.
 
Old 12-21-2007, 03:14 AM   #18
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well now i have figured out the reason for which my system was not running Gnome and i am now running Fedora 8 werewolf and ive installed it from an install dvd and by using spin ive got all the required software on my system up and running!
and also i have started using internet now on a daily basis so,now there is no problem with getting any new software!

By the by i was insisting on having all required softwares on my sys by default because i always find it very tricky to install any new software from any compressed file or even sometimes from any repositories as i can't be always sure that ive added all the required extra files or codecs or not!!
 
  


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