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Old 01-28-2004, 10:48 PM   #1
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I dont understand how to do DOWNLOAD?


Hello guys i am new...well not that new any more since I use mandrake 9.1 on my box and i love it!

I just dont understand how to do the download of a distro....see this is my confusion, i go to a mirror site and i click on the download link and the next thing i see is folders....for example:

ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/gentoo/

can someone tell me what am i suppose to do next.....lets say i am running windows (we have t1 at work and network is under xp pro) am i suppose to right click on the icon folder and save it in a folder?

or if i am running mandrake using mozilla save to a folder and burn it from there?

i really would like to download slackware 9.1 from there site but when i see the parent dircectory i dont know in which order to download?

please help.....and thanks a lot for feed back...
 
Old 01-28-2004, 10:59 PM   #2
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you can get slackware here:
http://www.linuxiso.org/distro.php?distro=17

or through one of the mirrors here:
http://www.slackware.com/getslack/

you just drill down in the folders until you get to the iso images, for example:

ftp://ftp.slackware.no/pub/linux/sla...kware-9.1-iso/

then dload the ones you want -- in this case, slackware-9.1-install-d1.iso and -install-d2.iso. pretty easy.
 
Old 01-29-2004, 03:20 AM   #3
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An iso is a file and should be d/led and saved as any other file.

To create the cds, follow the instructions here (on www.linuxiso.org): http://linuxiso.org/viewdoc.php/howtoburn.html
 
Old 01-29-2004, 08:12 PM   #4
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thanks a lot guys.....i almost doing everything on my linux box.....web, email, music, and im (gaim) and is not as hard as it looks....by box has not crashed once every since i use mandrake!

at last free from ms!!!
 
Old 01-29-2004, 08:55 PM   #5
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Congrats, Glad you left the dark side
 
  


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