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Old 06-30-2002, 12:30 AM   #1
Dunkalis
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Cheap Linux CDs


I'm somewhat new to Linux, and have gone through four distros: Lycoris, Debian, Gentoo, and SuSE. I dropped Debian and Gentoo since bandwidth is a problem for me, but, I want to learn Linux, not use it. SuSE is flexible and all, but its not that flexible in letting me use it my way. I'd like to try a boatload of distros, and some other things along the way. Where can I get cheap Linux CDs, since I don't have the bandwidth to download the ISOs?
 
Old 06-30-2002, 01:54 AM   #2
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You can always try http://www.tuxcds.com , they have them pretty cheap.
 
Old 06-30-2002, 09:45 AM   #3
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http://www.cheapbytes.com/
 
Old 07-01-2002, 08:28 AM   #4
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call up few local linux users and ask them for cds
 
Old 07-01-2002, 09:01 AM   #5
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I got mine from Edmunds . Good dealer with an on-line order form and pay anyway you like to policy.
 
Old 07-01-2002, 05:49 PM   #6
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You might try here as well. They have distros I have never even heard of.

http://www.budgetlinuxcds.com/index.php?page=Choose
 
Old 07-07-2002, 03:10 AM   #7
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or if your in the uk www.linuxemporium.co.uk
 
Old 07-07-2002, 04:11 AM   #8
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Come over to my house, I'll burn ya a few for free. Near Bellingham/Burlington WA - US? I'll meet ya at the mall.
 
Old 07-07-2002, 04:40 AM   #9
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www.lsl.com
 
Old 07-11-2002, 11:44 PM   #10
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The best three in my opinion are

CheapBytes

Edmonds

and

Linux System Labs

Edmonds I believe is the cheapest
 
Old 07-14-2002, 09:16 PM   #11
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In Australia, I get mine from Linux System Labs
 
Old 07-15-2002, 05:45 AM   #12
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for belgium: http://shop.linuxbelgium.net, they don't have all distros though...

~Progster

Last edited by progster; 07-15-2002 at 05:47 AM.
 
Old 07-15-2002, 09:49 AM   #13
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And from Denmark: http://www.linuxpusher.dk
 
Old 07-15-2002, 01:25 PM   #14
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http://www.linuxiso.org

I think this is cool place to by Linux CD's or even download it from here!
 
Old 07-15-2002, 01:58 PM   #15
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http://www.crazypenguin.co.uk/ for the UK !! or try http://gore.dynu.com/store.php << Not always up. Where i have a largish list of Distros. With every 3 CDs bought you get an extras CD where you will find such things as LFS and The latest browsers etc etc. (sorry for the plug :P)
 
  


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