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Old 12-01-2003, 11:02 PM   #1
LinuxLou
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Mandrake DL Question


Due to the great source of info here, and generous members sharing excellent advice, I have decided on downloading Mandrake 9.1 to be used in a dual boot setup on my PC & eventually replace my Win98 OS altogether. I found a site (http://www.linuxiso.org) to DL the 3 Mandrake 9.1 CD's, but unfortuantly I dont have a CD-burner, just a CD-Rom on my PC. Is there a way to DL them right to my HD or somewheres else on my PC and then install from there? I am assuming that my only choice is to order the CD's and wait for them to arrive. If there is a way to get around this, and I can DL it to my PC without a CD-burner, does anyone have a ballpark figure of how long it will take to DL with 56k dial-up? Any advice will be appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.
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Old 12-01-2003, 11:16 PM   #2
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you probly would be better off buying it.
it will take you about a day and a half for each cd, if you max it out.
and since you dont have a burner, well it aint really much good to ya.
there are other ways to install, as far as i know, but they may be a bit difficult,
good luck bruz, and remember....

Beethoven had his critics too, see if you can name three
 
Old 12-01-2003, 11:19 PM   #3
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Your best bet would be to order them, or go to your local best buy/office max type store and buy a copy of red hat(I have even seen them at Wal-mart). Even if you could figure a way to run them without burning to CD frist, it would take you longer to download them then it would take to get them in the mail. You could also check out ebay, i have seen them on there as well (might be able to get mandrake @ a cheap cost)
 
  


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